Battle of Franklin
4023 Columbia Ave, Franklin, TN 37064
The once mighty Army of Tennessee was brought to it’s knees in the late afternoon of November 30th, 1864. From Winstead Hill south of Franklin, Lt. Gen. John Bell Hood launched a frontal attack on U.S. Army entrenched troops, that was far worse than Pickett’s Charge at Gettysburg the previous year. This 2 mile long frontal assault killed more General Officers than any other battle in American History.
“Six generals were killed, including Patrick Cleburne, one of the Confederate army’s finest division commanders. Another five were wounded, one more captured, and 60 of Hood’s 100 regimental commanders were killed or wounded.” …read more
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