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James J. Andrews
Birth: 1829
Death: Jun. 7, 1862

Civil War Union Partisan. Leader of the famed "Andrews Raiders". Born in Hancock County, (now West) Virginia. Spent the first year of the Civil War as a Union contraband runner and double agent. Conceived the idea for the raid. Was captured after it failed, tried by the Confederate Army, and hanged in Atlanta. Did not receive a Congressional Medal of Honor as he was a civilian and, hence, ineligible. (bio by: Bill Sonsin) 

Cause of death: Hanged by Confederate Army
 
Burial:
Chattanooga National Cemetery
Chattanooga
Hamilton County
Tennessee, USA
Plot: Section H, Grave 12982
 
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Record added: May 05, 1998
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- Ernest Sharpe Jr
 Added: Jun. 18, 2014
For inconspicuous bravery in the field. I'm concerned whether you and your party ought to have been hanged for stealing the General however. Rest in peace.
- Daniel Moran
 Added: Jun. 7, 2014

- Keeper of the Stars
 Added: Jan. 29, 2014
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