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Southern Museum of Civil War and Locomotive History
2829 Cherokee Street NW, Kennesaw, GA 30144
The Southern Museum of Civil War and Locomotive History is a museum in Kennesaw, Georgia, that contains artifacts and relics from the American Civil War, as well as from railroads of the state of Georgia and surrounding regions. The centerpiece is the General, a steam locomotive used in the Great Locomotive Chase in April 1862.
The Archives house a significant collection of company records, engineering drawings, blueprints, glass plate negatives, photographs and correspondence from various American businesses representing the railroad industry in the South after the Civil War. The Archives also contain a growing collection of Civil War letters, diaries, and official records.
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