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 Rose Hill Cemetery, Macon, Bibb, Georgia, United States


Latitude: 32.84830, Longitude: -83.63420
Rose Hill Cemetery

Notes:
1071 Riverside Drive
Macon
Bibb County
Georgia USA
Postal Code: 31201
Phone: 478/751-9119


Cemetery Photos

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Bracken, Peter James
Bracken, Peter James
Peter James Bracken - Civil War Confederate Figure. Born in Philadelphia, Pennslyvainia, he was most noted for being the engineer of Western and Atlantic Railroad's locomotive the Texas. During the Civil War, he ran the fifty mile railroad freight line between Macon and Atlanta, Georgia. On April 12, 1862, in the Great Locomotive Chase involving Union spy James Andrews' raid on the Confederacy, Bracken played a prominent part. As engineer of the locomotive Texas, he ran down the stolen locomotive the General which resulted in the capture of James Andrews and a party of his raiders. He died at age 75 in Macon, Georgia. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith)  
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Rose Hill Cemetery
Rose Hill Cemetery
Rose Hill Cemetery 

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