Historic Markers Across Tennessee

Hood and Schofield ~ Nov. 30, 1864

Marker ID: THC 3D 11
Location: Winstead Hill Park along Hwy 31 North Franklin, TN
County: Williamson
Coordinates: N 35° 53.32    W 086° 52.67
  35.88866666    -86.87783333
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM33EA


Schofield, slipping his army past Hood's at Spring Hill, entrenched in the southern edge of Franklin, 2 mi. N. Here Hood attacked him frontally about 4 p.m., sustaining heavy losses. Schofield withdrew to Nashville, Hood followed. Hood's command post during the battle was on the slope 50 yds west.

Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission.


More information:
Wikipedia: Battle of Franklin (1864)