Historic Markers Across Georgia

William A. Fuller

Marker ID:  
Location: the corner of Main and Cherokee Streets in Kennesaw, GA.
County: Cobb
Coordinates: N 34° 01.416    W 084° 36.914
  34.0236    -84.61523333
Style: Mounted **
Waymark: WM7W92
William A. Fuller Marker
Photo by Ken Moser


Captain Independent State Troops
of Georgia, C. S. A.
As conductor on the state owned
Western & Atlantic R. R. He led
the pursuing party that, after
a 90 mile chase, in which three
locomotives, were used-- recaptured
the locomotive, "General" which
had been seized at Big Shanty
April 12, 1862, by a group of Federal
raiders led by James J. Andrews,
intent upon the destruction of
the railroad bridges between this
point & Chattanooga.

Erected April 12th, 1962 by citizens of
Kennesaw Big Shanty, Georgia.

Inscription by Wilbur G. Kurtz


For more information on the Great Locomotive Chase and Andrew's Raiders

The Great Locomotive Chase

Great Locomotive Chase - Wikipedia

Western and Atlantic Railroad - Wikipedia

James J. Andrews - Wikipedia

William Allen Fuller - Wikipedia

The General (locomotive) - Wikipedia

Andrews Raiders - Ohio's Tribute

The Great Locomotive Chase or Andrews' Raid