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

125th O.V.I.

“Opdycke's Tigers”

 

—1st Brigade 2nd Division 4th Corps U.S. —

 
125th O.V.I. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, May 2007
1. 125th O.V.I. Marker
Inscription. The 125th O.V.I. was formed at Camp Cleveland, Ohio in August of 1862. The regiment was stationed in Franklin in the spring of 1863. On November 30, 1864, the 125th were in reserve 150 yards north of the Carter house with Opdycke’s brigade. Without orders, the brigade charged and restored a section of the Federal line after a portion of Cleburne’s and Brown’s Divisions had pierced the center.

Presented by descendants and friends of the 125th O.V.I.
 
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); Bate'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); Carter House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Opdycke's Bridgade (about 400 feet away); Main Entrenchment Federal Battle Line (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 149 times since then. 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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