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

Confederate Cemetery

Battle of Franklin

 
 
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By Don Morfe, May 29, 1998
1. Confederate Cemetery Marker
Inscription. Following the Battle of Franklin, Nov. 30, 1864, John McGavock, owner of “Carnton,” collected and buried here the bodies of 1496 Confederates. The five general officers killed there were interred elsewhere after being brought to the house. Other Confederates were later buried here, including Brig. Gen. Johnston K. Duncan.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commision. (Marker Number 3D 45.)
 
Location. 35° 54.282′ N, 86° 51.707′ W. Marker is in Franklin, Tennessee, in Williamson County. Marker is on Carnton Lane 0.3 miles south of Brandon Drive, on the left when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1345 Carnton Lane, Franklin TN 37064, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. McGavock Confederate Cemetery (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named McGavock Confederate Cemetery (a few steps from this marker); Tennessee Association, (within shouting distance of this marker); Carnton Plantation (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named McGavock Confederate Cemetery
Confederate Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, September 13, 2014
2. Confederate Cemetery Marker
This marker, along with markers 69032 & 69042, can be seen in this photo.
(about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); McGavock Family Cemetery (about 700 feet away); a different marker also named Carnton Plantation (approx. 0.2 miles away); Willow Plunge (approx. 0.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Franklin.
 
Also see . . .  Carnton Plantation & Battlefield. Battle of Franklin Trust. (Submitted on October 6, 2013.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Confederate Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, May 29, 1998
3. Confederate Cemetery Marker
General Duncan grave marker inscription: Here rests the body of Brig. Genl. J. K, Duncan, C.S.A. Born March 19th 1827. Died Dec. 18th 1862. He lost his life from severe___in the performance of his duty, and died in the hope of a joyful resurrection, through Christ.
Confederate Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, May 29, 1998
4. Confederate Cemetery Marker
General Duncan's grave marker at a distance.
Confederate Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, June 29, 1998
5. Confederate Cemetery Marker
Marker inscription: Georgia Regiment-69 killed at Franklin
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By Don Morfe, May 29, 1998
6. Confederate Cemetery Marker
Carnton Plantation House used as a hospital in the battle of Franklin.
 
 
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