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Historical Markers in Cowan, Tennessee

Clickable Map of Franklin County, Tennessee and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Franklin County, TN (106) Coffee County, TN (67) Grundy County, TN (24) Lincoln County, TN (51) Marion County, TN (29) Moore County, TN (11) Jackson County, AL (38) Madison County, AL (196)  FranklinCounty(106) Franklin County (106)  CoffeeCounty(67) Coffee County (67)  GrundyCounty(24) Grundy County (24)  LincolnCounty(51) Lincoln County (51)  MarionCounty(29) Marion County (29)  MooreCounty(11) Moore County (11)  JacksonCountyAlabama(38) Jackson County (38)  MadisonCounty(196) Madison County (196)
Winchester is the county seat for Franklin County
Cowan is in Franklin County
      Franklin County (106)  
      Coffee County (67)  
      Grundy County (24)  
      Lincoln County (51)  
      Marion County (29)  
      Moore County (11)  
      Jackson County, Alabama (38)  
      Madison County, Alabama (196)  
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1Tennessee (Franklin County), Cowan — 2E 78 — Cowan Railroad Museum
Built in 1904, the Cowan Railroad Depot handled travelers bound for Nashville and Chattanooga, as well as Sewanee and the Cumberland Plateau, until it closed in 1971. In 1976 the depot was moved from Tennessee Avenue to its present location, now . . . Map (db m58253) HM
2Tennessee (Franklin County), Cowan — Cowan, Tennessee
Named in honor of Major John Cowan, early pioneer settler. Major William Russell first settled here in 1800, his home serving as the first Court House 1807-1814. 1848-1854: N &C Railroad constructed the world's longest tunnel and steepest grade . . . Map (db m153777) HM
3Tennessee (Franklin County), Cowan — Passing Through CowanCumberland Mountain Tunnel — Tullahoma Campaign —
(preface) After the Battle of Stones River ended on January 2, 1853, Union Gen. William S. Rosecrans occupied Murfreesboro. Confederate Gen. Braxton Bragg withdrew south to the Highland Rim to protect the rail junction at Tullahoma, Bragg’s . . . Map (db m75267) HM
4Tennessee (Franklin County), Cowan — Tullahoma CampaignJune 24-July 4, 1863 — Philip Henry Sheridan —
On 4 July 1863 Union Major General Philip Sheridan’s 3rd Division (McCook’s XX Corps) was stationed here in Cowan. This was the deepest advance of Union infantry in the Tullahoma Campaign. He and his men had crossed the Elk River just above Rock . . . Map (db m75264) HM
5Tennessee (Franklin County), Cowan — Tullahoma CampaignJune 24-July 4, 1863 — Anatomy of a Campaign —
In late June of 1863, Union Major General William S. Rosecrans launched a massive offensive from his base in Murfreesboro in an attempt to drive Confederate General Braxton Bragg’s 43,000-man Army of Tennessee from its entrenchments at . . . Map (db m81535) HM
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Nov. 29, 2022