This Day in History Series

This Day in History: Seven “Locomotive Chase” Conspirators Executed in Atlanta

Today is June 18, and if we were to turn Atlanta's clock back 150 years to this date in 1862, we'd find seven captured “conspirators” being hanged for their role in a daring plot against Confederate forces.  

Here, WABE's Steve Goss talks with Georgia State University's Associate Professor of History, Dr. Clifford Kuhn.

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