Historic Markers Across Tennessee

Main Entrenchment Federal Battle Line

Marker ID: THC 
Location: on US 31 at Granbury St., Franklin, TN
County: Williamson
Coordinates: N 35° 54.919    W 086° 52.418
  35.91531666    -86.87363333
Style: Mounted **
Waymark: WM9MM


Battle of Franklin, November 30, 1864. Federal Commander General John M. Schofield. Confederate Commander General John B. Hood. Bloodiest battle of the war between the states . for numbers involved. In this Battle fell six Confederate generals: Cleburne, Strahl, Gist, Adams, Granberry and Carter.

Tennessee Historical Commission 1922
Restored by S. S. Orwig 1936