I hope all you Buckeye Three Percenters take a trip to the Ohio Historical Society Museum in Columbus to see Knight's Panorama of Andrew's Raid also known as "The Great Locomotive Chase.
The Great Locomotive Chase or Andrews' Raid was a military raid that occurred April 12, 1862, in northern Georgia during the American Civil War. Volunteers from the Union Army commandeered a train and took it northwards toward Chattanooga, Tennessee, doing as much damage as possible to the vital Western & Atlantic Railroad (W&A) from Atlanta, Georgia to Chattanooga as they went, pursued by other locomotives. Because they had cut the telegraph wires, Confederate forces along their route had no notice of their arrival. The raiders were eventually captured and some were executed as spies. Some of Andrews' Raiders became the first recipients of the Medal of Honor. -- Wikipedia.The raid was not a skylark and had a specific strategic purpose (see Wikipedia link). As a commando raid, although it failed in its ultimate purpose through bad luck, it was brilliantly conceived and bravely executed and ought to be studied by Threepers for lessons learned.