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James J. Andrews
Birth: 1829
Virginia, USA
Death: Jun. 7, 1862
Atlanta
Fulton County
Georgia, USA

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
GPS (lat/lon): 35.03426, -85.2866
 
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Record added: May 05, 1998
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