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Carter House

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Carter House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Dover, October 8, 2010
1. Carter House Marker
Inscription.  Built 1830 by Fountain Branch Carter, and in use by three generations of his family. Here was command post of Maj. Gen. Jacob D. Cox, Federal field commander of Schofield's delaying action. The hottest fighting took place just east and south nearby, Capt. Theodoric Carter, CSA, a son of the family, was mortally wounded.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 3D 34.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1830.
 
Location. 35° 55.023′ N, 86° 52.399′ W. Marker is in Franklin, Tennessee, in Williamson County. Marker is on Columbia Avenue (U.S. 31), on the right when traveling south. 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. A different marker also named The Carter House (a few steps from this marker); Cleburne’s Division (within shouting distance of this marker); The Carter Farm (within shouting distance
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of this marker); Opdycke's Bridgade (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named The Carter Farm (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named The Carter Farm (within shouting distance of this marker); Franklin High School (within shouting distance of this marker); Brown's Division (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Franklin.
 
Carter House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Dover, October 8, 2010
2. Carter House Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 17, 2021. It was originally submitted on February 6, 2011, by Michael Dover of Ellerslie, Georgia. This page has been viewed 1,033 times since then and 2 times this year. Last updated on December 16, 2021, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 6, 2011, by Michael Dover of Ellerslie, Georgia. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.

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