To The Memory of
William A. Fuller
Captain Independent State Troops
of Georgia, C.S.A.
As conductor on the state - owned Western & Atlantic R.R. he led the pursuing party that, after a 90-mile chase — in which three locomotives were used — recaptured the locomotive General which had been seized at Big Shanty, April 12, 1862, by a group of Federal Raiders led by James J. Andrews, intent upon the destruction of the railroad bridges between this point & Chattanooga.
Erected April 12, 1961 by Citizens of
Kennesaw (Big Shanty), Georgia
Inscription by Wilbur C. Kurtz