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Panoramas

Richard Edling Photos (October 2008)
1. Carnton Plantation

2. McGavock Cemetery
3. Winstead Hill
4. Eastern Flank of Battlefield

5. Collins' Farm
6. Cotton Gin Assault
7. Former Pizza Hut site
8. Opdycke's Brigade
9. Carter House
Photos:
2008 Photos from Rich Edling
Battle Ground Academy
Bucket of Blood
Carnton   2   3   4   5
Carter Gin   2
Carter House   2   3  4   5
Cleburne Division Marker
Collins' Farm
Confederate Cemetery   2   3   4
Confederate Monument
Eastern Flank of Battlefield   2
Fort Granger
Franklin Depot
General Adams Marker
General Carter Marker
General Cleburne Marker
General Gist Marker
General Granbury Marker
General Strahl Marker
Harpeth River
Harrison House
Lotz House
Main Federal Entrenchments
Opdycke's Brigade Marker
Pizza Hut Site  2
Retreat from Nashville
St. Paul's Episcopal Church
Schofield's HQ
Tod Carter
Winstead Hill   2   3
     
 

(7-06The Harrison House, Franklin-Columbia Pike, south of Franklin
 
Site Marker: The Civil War touched this house. Here, Sept. 2, 1864, the mortally wounded Brig. Gen. John H. Kelly, CSA, was brought after the affair between his cavalry division and Federals under Brig. Gen. James D. Brownlow. He was buried in the garden, in 1866 reinterred in Mobile. Here Gen. Hood held his last staff conference before committing his army to the Battle of Franklin, Nov. 30, 1864. Here the wounded Brig. Gen. John C. Carter was brought after that battle. He died Dec. 10, 1864, and was buried in Columbia, 16 mi. south

(3-95) Winstead Hill observation post, SH-31 (Franklin-Columbia Pike) south of Franklin. Site Marker: Schofield, slipping his army past Hood's at Spring Hill, entrenched in the southern edge of Franklin, 2 mi. N. Here Hood attacked him frontally about 4 p.m., sustaining heavy losses. Schofield withdrew to Nashville. Hood followed. Hood's command post during the battle was on the slope 50 yds. west
 
See pages 14 thru 16 for photos taken May 30, 2003

            

(3-95) Winstead Hill observation post. 3-D Franklin battle map

(3-95) Winstead Hill observation post. The view is looking north toward Franklin. Arrow points to the Carter House. Site Marker: From this vantage point, observe the area immediately below the hill which is where Maj. Gen. Benjamin F. Cheatham's Army Corps formed alongside Stewart's Corps for the frontal assault
 
Panorama: View from Winstead Hill observation post

      
   

(3-95) Winstead Hill observation post. Major General Patrick R. Cleburne, C.S.A. "Well, Govan, if we are to die let us die like men." Nov 30, 1864. Presented as a tribute to General Cleburne and his gallant division by Dr. and Mrs. David R. Watts

     

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