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

Brigadier's Walk

 
 
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By Larry Gertner, May 2007
1. Brigadier's Walk Marker
Inscription.  The sense of pride, honor and integrity of the everyday fighting man made the brilliant careers of these five Brigadier Generals possible. Largely non-slave holding, these brave men of the Army of Tennessee followed Adams, Carter, Strahl, Gist and Granbury across the fields to your right into certain death that November afternoon. Please pause for a moment of respect to their memory!
 
Location. 35° 53.323′ N, 86° 52.692′ W. Marker is in Franklin, Tennessee, in Williamson County. Marker can be reached from Columbia Avenue (U.S. 31) 0.2 miles south of Mack C. Hatcher Memorial Parkway (Tennessee Route 397), on the right when traveling south. One of several memorial/commemorative markers within Winstead Hill Park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4023 Columbia Ave, Franklin TN 37064, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. John Adams (a few steps from this marker); John C. Carter (a few steps from this marker); Cockrell's Missouri Brigade CSA (a few steps from this marker); Mississippi (a few
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By Larry Gertner, May 2007
2. Brigadier's Walk
Individual memorials to the five Brigadier Generals killed during the Battle of Franklin.
steps from this marker); Major General Patrick R. Cleburne CSA (a few steps from this marker); To The Soldiers Of Florida (a few steps from this marker); 3" Ordinance Gun (within shouting distance of this marker); Freeman's Battery, Forrest's Artillery (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Franklin.
 
Also see . . .  Winstead Hill Park. City of Franklin (Submitted on May 23, 2017.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
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By Larry Gertner, May 22, 2007
3. Brigadier's Walk
The five memorials (l to r): Granbury, Gist, Strahl, Carter, Adams
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on August 12, 2019. This page originally submitted on May 22, 2017, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 141 times since then and 46 times this year. Last updated on June 26, 2019, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 22, 2017, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.   3. submitted on June 28, 2019, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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