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

Brown's Division

Army of Tennessee

 

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By Larry Gertner, May 2007
1. Brown's Division Marker
Inscription.  This division, commanded by Major General John C. Brown, consisted or Gordonís, Strahlís and Carterís Tennessee Brigades, and Gistís South Carolina and Georgia Brigade. They were engaged south and west of the Carter House to the locust grove. Around dusk, General Brown was seriously wounded. His division suffered 32% casualties from 3700 men, including all of his brigade commanders. The following morning, a colonel commanded this division.
 
Location. 35° 55.022′ N, 86° 52.447′ W. Marker is in Franklin, Tennessee, in Williamson County. Marker can be reached from Columbia Avenue (Business U.S. 31) north of Strahl Street, on the left when traveling north. On the grounds of the Carter House State Historic Site. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1140 Columbia Avenue, 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. Bate's Division (a few steps from this marker); Captain Theodrick (Tod) Carter (within shouting distance of this marker); 44th Missouri Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Epic Struggle in the Carter Garden
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By Larry Gertner, June 16, 2019
2. Brown's Division Marker
The marker is the last of three on the walkway between the Visitor Center and the Carter House.
(within shouting distance of this marker); Cleburneís Division (within shouting distance of this marker); The Carter House (within shouting distance of this marker); Epicenter of the Battle of Franklin (was within shouting distance of this marker but has been reported permanently removed. ); a different marker also named Carter House (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Franklin.
 
Also see . . .  The Carter House. Battle of Franklin Trust (Submitted on May 23, 2017.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on July 28, 2019. This page originally submitted on May 23, 2017, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 162 times since then and 43 times this year. Last updated on July 28, 2019, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. Photos:   1. submitted on May 23, 2017, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.   2. submitted on June 17, 2019, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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