“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)

Brown's Division

Army of Tennessee


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Brown's Division Marker image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, May 2007
1. Brown's Division Marker
Inscription. This division, commanded by Major General John C. Brown, consisted or Gordonís, Strahlís and Carterís Tennessee Brigades, and Gistís South Carolina and Georgia Brigade. They were engaged south and west of the Carter House to the locust grove. Around dusk, General Brown was seriously wounded. His division suffered 32% casualties from 3700 men, including all of his brigade commanders. The following morning, a colonel commanded this division.
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. Cleburneís Division (here, next to this marker); Bate'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 114 times since then and 15 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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