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This Day in Georgia Civil War History

June 07, 1862

James Andrews Hanged

Union spy James Andrews, leader of the raiders who stole The General and led the Andrews Raid/Great Locomotive Chase, was taken from Chattanooga to Atlanta and hanged as a spy. He was buried near where he was hanged, but later his remains were re-interred at the Federal cemetery in Chattanooga. Click here to see his grave.