Historic Markers Across Tennessee

Brown's Division

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Location: 1140 Columbia Avenue, Franklin, TN
County: Williamson
Coordinates: N 35° 55.017    W 086° 52.467
  35.91695    -86.87445
Waymark: None


Brown's Division
Army of Tennessee


This division, commanded by Major General John C. Brown, consisted or Gordon’s, Strahl’s and Carter’s Tennessee Brigades, and Gist’s South Carolina and Georgia Brigade. They were engaged south and west of the Carter House to the locust grove. Around dusk, General Brown was seriously wounded. His division suffered 32% casualties from 3700 men, including all of his brigade commanders. The following morning, a colonel commanded this division.