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

Main Entrenchment Federal Battle Line

 
 
Main Entrenchment Federal Battle Line Marker image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, May 2007
1. Main Entrenchment Federal Battle Line Marker
Inscription. Battle of Franklin, November 30, 1864. Federal commander, Gen. John M. Schofield. Confederate commander, Gen. John B. Hood. Bloodiest battle of the War Between the States for numbers involved. In this battle fell six Confederate generals: Cleburne, Strahl, Gist, Adams, Granbury, and Adams.

Tennessee Historical Commission 1922
Restored by S.S. Orweg 1956
 
Erected 1922 by Tennessee Historical Commission.
 
Location. 35° 54.966′ N, 86° 52.4′ W. Marker is in Franklin, Tennessee, in Williamson County. Marker is at the intersection of Columbia Avenue (Business U.S. 31) and Strahl Street, on the right when traveling north on Columbia Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Franklin TN 37064, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Cotton Gin Assault (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Carter's Cotton Gin (about 300 feet away); Carter Gin House (about 300 feet away); Carter House (about 300 feet away); Cleburne’s Division (about 400 feet away); Bate's Division (about 400 feet away); Brown's Division (about 400 feet away); Captain Theodrick (Tod) Carter (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Franklin.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Main Entrenchment Federal Battle Line Marker image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner
2. Main Entrenchment Federal Battle Line Marker
The post marks where General Adams died.
 
 
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 55 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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