Historic Markers Across Tennessee

Main Entrenchment Federal Battle Line

Marker ID:  
Location: intersection of Columbia Ave (Business U.S. 31) and Strahl St, Franklin, TN
County: Williamson
Coordinates: N 35° 54.966    W 086° 52.4
  35.9161    -86.87333333
Style: Mounted **
Waymark: None


Main Entrenchment Federal Battle Line

Battle of Franklin, November 30, 1864. Federal commander, Gen. John M. Schofield. Confederate commander, Gen. 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, Granbury, and Adams.

Tennessee Historical Commission 1922
Restored by S.S. Orweg 1956