Franklin in Williamson County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
Confederate regiments formed in Tennessee and present for the campaign:
Quarles Brigade including 42nd, 46th, 48th, 49th, 53rd, and 55th Tennessee Infantry
Granbury’s Brigade including 35th Tennessee Infantry & 5th Confederate Infantry (Memphis)
Maney’s Brigade including 1st, 4th (Prov), 6th, 8th, 9th, 16th, 27th, 28th, and 50th Tennessee Infantry
Strahl’s Brigade including 4th, 5th, 19th, 24th, 31st, 33rd, 38th, and 41st Tennessee Infantry
Vaughn’s Brigade 11th, 12th, 13th, 20th, 47th, 51st, 52nd, and 154th Tennessee Infantry
Smith’s Brigade 2nd, 10th, 20th, 30th, and 37th Tennessee Cavalry
Marshall’s Tennessee Battery
Phillip’s Tennessee Battery
Rucker’s Brigade 7th, 12th, 14th and 15th Tennessee Cavalry
Forrest’s Escort Tennessee Cavalry
Biffle’s Brigade 10th Tennessee Cavalry
Bell’s Brigade 2nd, 19th, 20th, and 21st Cavalry
Morton’s Tennessee Artillery
Courage and sacrifice became the order of the day as nearly 7,000 Confederate soldiers failed to leave the field of battle. This Battle of Franklin was the most brutal of the decisive Tennessee Campaign of the winter of 1864. The Army of Tennessee would fight until war’s end in 1865.
Erected by Sam Davis Camp #1293 and the Tennessee Division, Sons of Confederate Veterans
Erected by Sons of Confederate Veterans.
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is November 30, 1864.
Location. 35° 53.314′ N, 86° 52.674′ W. Marker is in Franklin, Tennessee, in Williamson County. Memorial is on Columbia Pike (U.S. 31) 0.2 miles south of Mack C Hatcher Memorial Parkway, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Winstead Hill Park, 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. Our Ancestors (here, next to this marker); Freeman's Battery, Forrest's Artillery (here, next to this marker); 3" Ordnance Gun (a few steps from this marker); Hood and Schofield (a few steps from this marker); Tennessee, A Grave or a Free Home (a few steps from this marker); Mississippi (a few Alabama (a few steps from this marker); To The Soldiers Of Florida (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Franklin.
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