The article is a review of the book "Stealing the General: The Great Locomotive
Chase and the First Medal of Honor" by Russell S. Bonds, Westholme Publishing,
$29.95, 444 pages, illustrated.
Other books about the Great locomotive Chase include:
"Daring and Siuffering" by William Pittenger, originally printed in 1863 and
reprinted in 1982 by Time-Life Books. Pittenger was ont he raid and received
the medal of Honor.
"The Great Locomotive Chase" by Craig Angle, 1992, published by the author.
And of course two movies:
"The General" with Buster Keaton.
"The Great Locomotive Chase" with Fess Parker.
All of the above, and more, are available on Amazon.com.
Maybe it's time for a remake of the movie?
Ken Rice -=:=- kennrice (AT) erols (DOT) com
http://users.erols.com/kennrice - Lego Compatible Flex Track,
Several members of the raiding party were from Hancock County, Ohio, where I
live today. I think two or three of the members are buried in a little town
west of here called McComb. One of the original Medals of Honor is on
display at the library there.
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