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Battlefield Tour (The Carter House)

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Join us for a comprehensive walking tour of the center most portion of the Franklin battlefield!

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Online ticket sales end 48 hours before scheduled tour, however walk-ins are welcome.

The tour focuses on many elements of the Battle of Franklin, explaining why it occurred, the arrival of the Federal and Confederate armies, and details of what became known as one of the greatest single assaults of the Civil War. The tour will take you to a number of locations on the field where crucial portions of the battle unfolded, from the Confederate breakthrough to the Federal defensive stand and counter assault. Walk along the Federal line, see the location of the former Carter cotton gin, visit the spot where Gen. Patrick Cleburne was killed, and see battlefield reclamation in progress.

This tour is not recommended for children.  However, if you choose to bring your child (or children) a ticket must be purchased regardless of age.

Be aware this tour does not include a tour of Carter House. That ticket must be purchased separately. The Battlefield Tour lasts approximately 90 minutes and takes place entirely outdoors. Please plan accordingly.

Contact Bill Clark at 615-794-0903 or bill@boft.org for additional questions.

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Organizer The Battle of Franklin Trust

Organizer of Battlefield Tour (The Carter House)

The mission of The Battle of Franklin Trust is to preserve, understand, and interpret the story of a people forever impacted by the American Civil War.  The Battle of Franklin Trust is a 501(c)(3) organization. We manage two historic sites in Franklin, Tennessee, that witnessed the 1864 Battle of Franklin: Carter House and Carnton.

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