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

Carter House

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Carter House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Dover, October 8, 2010
1. Carter House Marker
Inscription. Built 1830 by Fountain Branch Carter, and in use by three generations of his family. Here was command post of Maj. Gen. Jacob D. Cox, Federal field commander of Schofield's delaying action. The hottest fighting took place just east and south nearby, Capt. Theodoric Carter CSA, a son of the family was mortally wounded.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 3D 34.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission marker series.
 
Location. 35° 55.023′ N, 86° 52.399′ W. Marker is in Franklin, Tennessee, in Williamson County. Marker is on Columbia Avenue (U.S. 31), on the right when traveling south. 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. A different marker also named The Carter House (a few steps from this marker); Opdycke's Bridgade (within shouting distance of this marker); Epicenter of the Battle of Franklin (within shouting distance of this marker); Lotz House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Lotz House
Carter House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Dover, October 8, 2010
2. Carter House Marker
(about 300 feet away); Cleburne’s Division (about 300 feet away); Bate's Division (about 300 feet away); Brown's Division (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Franklin.
 
Also see . . .  Carter House The Battle of Franklin. (Submitted on February 6, 2011, by Michael Dover of Ellerslie, Georgia.)
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 6, 2011, by Michael Dover of Ellerslie, Georgia. This page has been viewed 718 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 6, 2011, by Michael Dover of Ellerslie, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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