of the General
& the Union Raiders' Adventure
A Learning Activity to learn of one
Georgia's most exciting "Raider Stories" Follow these On-Line
Directions to become knowledgeable in this great Civil War
The General and the Texan in the Great
Locomotive Chase, 1862 describing Andrew's Raiders.
Go to the Southern Museum
"Retracing the Route of the General" to get information about
the Great Train Race of the Civil War.
#3. Trace the route and read the descriptions of the 8 main
locations and events of the Great Locomotive Chase.
Click Here for the Interactive Map
#4. Answer the questions about the "16" locations that the
Raiders stopped en-route to its final stop.
Click Here for the Student Activity Page & Question/Answer
Identify the Parts of the GENERAL.
#6. Find it Yourself-- Look up old steam locomotives, steam
engines, and related Neat American Inventions. Invent your own
machine to "do the job easy".
General Parts Activity in this table:
||6. W & ARR #3 Seal and Smokebox Door
|2. Piston Cylinder (one on each
||7.Sanddome & Sander
||12. Tender car
||13. Drive Wheels
||9. Steam dome
||14. Piston Rods