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Franklin in Williamson County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Freeman's Battery, Forrest's Artillery

 
 
Freeman's Battery, Forrest's Artillery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, May 2007
1. Freeman's Battery, Forrest's Artillery Marker
Inscription. Dedicated to Freemanís Battery, Forrestís Artillery and Samuel L. Freeman, Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrestís first artillery captain. The battery was captured on the Lewisburg Pike near Franklin, TN, April 10, 1863
 
Erected by Sons of Confederate Veterans.
 
Location. 35° 53.333′ N, 86° 52.7′ W. Marker is in Franklin, Tennessee, in Williamson County. Marker can be reached from Columbia Avenue (U.S. 31) 0.2 miles south of Mack C. Hatcher Memorial Parkway (Tennessee Route 397), on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. One of several memorial/commemorative markers within Winstead Hill Park. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4023 Columbia Ave, Franklin TN 37064, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 3" Ordinance Gun (here, next to this marker); Mississippi (here, next to this marker); Brigadier's Walk (here, next to this marker); Cockrell's Missouri Brigade CSA (here, next to this marker); Major General Patrick R. Cleburne CSA (here, next to this marker); Winstead Hill Observation Post (here, next to this
3" Ordinance Rifle image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, May 2007
2. 3" Ordinance Rifle
A nearby artillery piece.
marker); Tennessee, A Grave or a Free Home (within shouting distance of this marker); Winstead Hill (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Franklin.
 
Also see . . .  Winstead Hill Park. (Submitted on May 23, 2017.)
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 23, 2017. This page originally submitted on May 22, 2017, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 54 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 22, 2017, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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