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Franklin in Williamson County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Carter House

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By Michael Dover, October 8, 2010
1. Carter House Marker
Inscription. Built 1830 by Fountain Branch Carter, and in use by three generations of his family. Here was command post of Maj. Gen. Jacob D. Cox, Federal field commander of Schofield's delaying action. The hottest fighting took place just east and south nearby, Capt. Theodoric Carter CSA, a son of the family was mortally wounded.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 3D 34.)
 
Location. 35° 55.023′ N, 86° 52.399′ W. Marker is in Franklin, Tennessee, in Williamson County. Marker is on Columbia Avenue (U.S. 31), on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Franklin TN 37064, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Opdycke's Bridgade (within shouting distance of this marker); Epicenter of the Battle of Franklin (within shouting distance of this marker); Lotz House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Lotz House (about 300 feet away); The Cotton Gin Assault (about 600 feet away); Carter's Cotton Gin (about 600 feet away); Carter Gin House (about 600 feet away); Battle Ground Academy (approx. mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Franklin.
 
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Carter House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Dover, October 8, 2010
2. Carter House Marker
 Carter House The Battle of Franklin. (Submitted on February 6, 2011, by Michael Dover of Ellerslie, Georgia.)
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Michael Dover of Ellerslie, Georgia. This page has been viewed 637 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Michael Dover of Ellerslie, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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