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The Train Thieves

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While Union General McClellen drove his army along the peninsula toward the Confederate capital of Richmond, Virginia, the Confederates devised a plan to capture a train load of repeating rifles located in Baltimore, Maryland. Captain John Guthrie leads a small band of railroaders north into Maryland, seizes the train and drives it to Washington, to Alexandria, then Richmond, Virginia, all the while struggling to remain one step ahead of his pursuers.

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