Franklin in Williamson County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
Sons of Confederate Soldiers
The association was established at Franklin on Sept. 14, 1892, in conjunction with the annual reunion of the Tennessee Association of Confederate Soldiers which was held in McGavock's Grove 500 yards Southeast of this marker. The Tennessee Association, Sons of Confederate Soldiers was founded by Delegates representing bivouacs from Winchester, Nash., Clarksville, Gainesboro, Knoxville, Franklin, and McKenzie. Known today as the Sons of Confederate Veterans (S.C.V.), the group continues to promote Confederate historical and memorial events.
Erected by Sons of Confederate Veterans.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Fraternal or Sororal Organizations • War, US Civil.
Location. 35° 54.281′ N, 86° 51.731′ W. Marker is in Franklin, Tennessee, in Williamson County. Marker is on Eastern Flank Circle 0.2 miles south of Lewisburg Pike (U.S. 431), on the left when traveling east. Marker is located near the McGavock Confederate Cemetery across the road from the Event Center building. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1345 Eastern Flank Circle, 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. McGavock Confederate Cemetery (within shouting distance of this marker); Confederate Cemetery (within shouting distance of this marker); Carnton Plantation (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named McGavock Confederate Cemetery (within shouting distance of this marker); Battle of Franklin, Eastern Flank (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named McGavock Confederate Cemetery (about 700 feet away); The Long Road to Recovery (about 700 feet away); A Dream Postponed (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Franklin.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 15, 2014, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. This page has been viewed 340 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on September 15, 2014, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.