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

Bate's Division

Cheatham’s Corps

 

— Army of Tennessee C.S.A. —

 
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By Larry Gertner, May 2007
1. Bate's Division Marker
Inscription.  Maj. Gen. Wm. B. Bate’s division consisted of Smith’s Tennessee-Georgia, Bullock’s Florida and Jackson’s Georgia brigades. The division, struck the main line west of Brown’s Division, their right in the locust grove and their left at the Carter’s Creek Pike. They entered the fight with about 2,000 men and reported a loss of 47 killed, 253 wounded and 19 missing or 16%; However, statistical comparison shows a loss of 544 men or 27%. The attack reached the main line of the Federal works, but failed to carry them.

In honor of David Allan Floyd, III
 
Location. 35° 55.023′ N, 86° 52.458′ 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. Captain Theodrick (Tod) Carter (a few steps from this marker); Brown's Division (a few steps from this marker); 44th Missouri Infantry
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Epic Struggle in the Carter Garden (within shouting distance of this marker); Cleburne’s Division (within shouting distance of this marker); The Carter House (within shouting distance of this marker); Epicenter of the Battle of Franklin (was about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line but has been reported permanently removed. ); a different marker also named Carter House (about 300 feet away). 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 171 times since then and 43 times this year. Last updated on July 28, 2019, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. Photo   1. submitted on May 23, 2017, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
 
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