Franklin in Williamson County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
The Battle of Franklin was the most tragic chapter of the Army of Tennessee. These were battle-hardened veterans. They knew the enemy they faced and the strength of their defenses. Honor, Valor, Patriotism, Devotion to Duty, and the Spirit of Self Sacrifice were never more evident than here at Franklin.
Their names are written in stone and blood.
Arkansas Infantry Units at Franklin
Gen. Daniel C. Govan’s Brigade
1st Arkansas Inf. 2nd Arkansas Inf. 5th Arkansas Inf.
6th Arkansas Inf. 7th Arkansas Inf. 8th Arkansas Inf.
13th Arkansas Inf. 15th Arkansas Inf. 19th Arkansas Inf.
24th Arkansas Inf.
Gen. Daniel H. Reynold’s Brigade
4th Arkansas Inf. 9th Arkansas Inf. 25th Arkansas Inf.
“Not many of us will get back to Arkansas.”
Gen. Daniel C. Govan
“If we are to die, let us die like men.”
Gen Patrick R. Cleburne
November 30th 1864
Erected in loving memory to the Men of Arkansas by the Arkansas Division Sons of Confederate Veterans and the Arkansas Division United Daughters of the Confederacy.
Gen. William J. Hardee
Erected by The Arkansas Division Sons of Confederate Veterans and the Arkansas Division United Daughters of the Confederacy.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is November 30, 1864.
Location. 35° 53.315′ N, 86° 52.689′ W. Marker is in Franklin, Tennessee, in Williamson County. Marker can be reached from Columbia Avenue (U.S. 31) south of Mack C Hatcher Memorial Parkway (Tennessee Route 397), on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4023 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. Alabama (here, next to this marker); Brigadier's Walk (a few steps from this marker); Cockrell's Missouri Brigade CSA (a few steps from this marker); John Adams (a few steps from this marker); John C. Carter (a few steps from this marker); Mississippi (a few steps from this marker); Our Ancestors (a few steps from this marker); Tennessee (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Franklin.
Credits. This page was last revised on April 22, 2020. It was originally submitted on March 23, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 160 times since then and 59 times this year. Last updated on April 22, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on March 23, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.