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E. Jefferson "Jeff" Cain
Birth: Apr., 1827
Death: Feb. 10, 1897

Civil War Confederate Figure. He was the engineer of the train pulled by the 'General,' the locomotive captured by the Andrews Raiders at Big Shanty (Kennesaw) in 1862. With William Fuller and Anthony Murphy, he followed in pursuit, first in the locomotive 'Yonah,' next in the 'William R. Smith' and finally in the 'Texas.' The 'General' was recaptured 2 miles north of Ringold. 
 
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 Spouse:
  Elizabeth Cain (1835 - 1902)*
 
 Children:
  Emmer Cain*
  J. B. M. Cain (1882 - 1884)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Oakland Cemetery
Atlanta
Fulton County
Georgia, USA
Plot: Section 9 Lot 520W Grave 4
GPS (lat/lon): 33.74702, -84.37235
 
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Record added: Aug 09, 2000
Find A Grave Memorial# 11586
E. Jefferson Jeff Cain
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E. Jefferson Jeff Cain
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E. Jefferson Jeff Cain
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- poddop
 Added: Feb. 10, 2016
What an incredible part of history, thank you for defending our homeland.
- Dixon In Dixie
 Added: Sep. 16, 2015

- Cemeteries of Georgia
 Added: Apr. 17, 2015
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