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Shelbyville in Bedford County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Andrews’ Raiders

 
 
Andrew's Raiders Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Gillard, December 11, 2009
1. Andrew's Raiders Marker
Inscription. On this knoll, members of the Federal party which attempted to destroy the Western & Atlantic R.R. in 1862, assembled before starting their foray. It started with seizure of the engine "General" and ended with recapture of the engine at the Georgia state line the same day. Several of the party were subsequently hanged.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 3G 16.)
 
Location. 35° 28.554′ N, 86° 25.45′ W. Marker is in Shelbyville, Tennessee, in Bedford County. Marker is on Wartrace Park (Tennessee Route 64), on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Shelbyville TN 37160, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Clement Cannon, Sr. (approx. 1.7 miles away); Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration (approx. 1.7 miles away); Prentice Cooper (approx. 1.8 miles away); Church of the Redeemer (approx. 2 miles away); Henry Brevard Davidson (approx. 2.1 miles away); Tribute to World War I Veterans of Bedford County, Tennessee (approx.
Andrew's Raiders overview image. Click for full size.
By Tom Gillard, December 11, 2009
2. Andrew's Raiders overview
2.1 miles away); Fighting in Shelbyville (approx. 2.1 miles away); Tribute to Revolutionary War Veterans of Bedford County, Tennessee (approx. 2.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shelbyville.
 
Also see . . .
1. The Great Locomotive Chase. The Story of Andrew's raiders (Submitted on December 13, 2009, by Tom Gillard of Tullahoma, Tennessee.) 

2. The Definative Story of the Andrew's Raid, April 12, 1862. (Submitted on December 13, 2009, by Tom Gillard of Tullahoma, Tennessee.)
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 13, 2009, by Tom Gillard of Tullahoma, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 2,119 times since then and 76 times this year. Last updated on January 16, 2015, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 13, 2009, by Tom Gillard of Tullahoma, Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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