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Battle of Rock River Bridge | The General (1926)

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During the American Civil War, the Union planned a campaign into Confederate territory with an army following the railroad and backed by supply trains. A campaign preceded by acts of sabotage on the Western & Atlantic RR by Union spies.

Once across the bridge at Rock River it would be on to Marietta and into the south. This campaign would end in disaster, never getting past the bridge. Thanks to one accident-prone but determined railroad engineer.