Franklin in Williamson County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
The Battle of Franklin
Cavalry in the Battle
In the Confederate cavalry attack, Gen. James R. Chalmers’s division moved against the Federal west flank one mile northwest (1.6km) to your left but was unable to achieve any success. Gen. Abraham Buford’s division moved north along Lewisburg Pike and encountered Croxton’s troopers. Buford eventually pushed them back across the river at McGavock’s Ford to your
Among the military units that fought at the battle of Franklin was Company F, 4th Tennessee Cavalry Regiment (CSA). That company was organized here in John McGavock’s grove in 1861.
Erected by Tennessee Civil War Trails.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Tennessee Civil War Trails marker series.
Location. 35° 54.55′ N, 86° 51.355′ W. Marker is in Franklin, Tennessee, in Williamson County. Marker is on Lewisburg Pike (Business U.S. 431) west of Carriage Park Drive, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: 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. Harpeth River Restoration and Fish Passage (here, next to this marker); Battle of Franklin, Eastern Flank (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Advancing With Scott's Brigade Advancing With Scott's Brigade (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Franklin, Eastern Flank (approx. Ľ mile away); a different marker also named Advancing With Scott's Brigade (approx. Ľ mile away); a different marker also named Battle of Franklin, Eastern Flank (approx. Ľ mile away); a different marker also named Battle of Franklin (approx. Ľ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Franklin.
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. "Recruiting for War" wayside on the Eastern Flank Battlefield
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