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Kennesaw Celebrates History of The General: MyFoxATLANTA.com

By PAUL MILLIKEN/myfoxatlanta

KENNESAW, Ga. - One hundred fifty years ago, one of the most famous events in Civil War history was taking place right in our own backyard.

At 6 in the morning on April 12, 1862 -- The General -- a Confederate train -- was stolen by Union soldiers. It happened in Kennesaw which is where The General is now on display. 

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