Peter James Bracken
(1833-1862)

Peter James Bracken

Peter James Bracken is the famous railroad engineer who was involved in the "Great Locomotive Chase" on the Western and Atlantic RR on April 12, 1862.  His locomotive, the "Texas", was used in the pursuit of the "General" which had been commandeered by Union spies.  You can read more about this here.

Peter James Bracken

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