“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Franklin in Williamson County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)

Bate's Division

Cheatham’s Corps


—Army of Tennessee C.S.A. —

Bate's Division Marker image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, May 2007
1. Bate's Division Marker
Inscription. Maj. Gen. Wm. B. Bate’s division consisted of Smith’s Tennessee-Georgia, Bullock’s Florida and Jackson’s Georgia brigades. The division, struck the main line west of Brown’s Division, their right in the locust grove and their left at the Carter’s Creek Pike. They entered the fight with about 2,000 men and reported a loss of 47 killed, 253 wounded and 19 missing or 16%; However, statistical comparison shows a loss of 544 men or 27%. The attack reached the main line of the Federal works, but failed to carry them.

In honor of David Allan Floyd, III
Location. 35° 55.017′ N, 86° 52.467′ W. Marker is in Franklin, Tennessee, in Williamson County. Marker can be reached from Columbia Avenue (Business U.S. 31) north of Strahl Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. On the grounds of the Carter House State Historic Site. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1140 Columbia Avenue, Franklin TN 37064, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Cleburne’s Division (here, next to this marker); Brown's Division (here, next to this marker); Captain Theodrick (Tod) Carter (here, next to this marker); 183rd Ohio Volunteer Infantry (here, next to this marker); 125th O.V.I. (here, next to this marker); The Carter House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Carter House (about 300 feet away); Opdycke's Bridgade (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Franklin.
Also see . . .  The Carter House. Battle of Franklin Trust (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 23, 2017, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 121 times since then and 22 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on May 23, 2017, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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