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 E. Jefferson “Jeff” Cain

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E. Jefferson “Jeff” Cain

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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  • Added: 8 Aug 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 11586
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for E. Jefferson “Jeff” Cain (Apr 1827–10 Feb 1897), Find A Grave Memorial no. 11586, citing Oakland Cemetery, Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .