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Carnton Plantation - Franklin

Carnton Plantation - Franklin

Carrie McGavock of Carnton Plantation.  The Widow of the South who reburied hundreds of dead soldiers from the Battle of Franklin upon her own land and tended their graves.

Carrie McGavock of Carnton Plantation. The Widow of the South who reburied hundreds of dead soldiers from the Battle of Franklin upon her own land and tended their graves.

Explore the Civil War in Nashville. Package includes hotel stay, Belle Meade Plantation, Carter House, Carnton Plantation, Lotz House, TN State Museum, and more.

Explore the Civil War in Nashville. Package includes hotel stay, Belle Meade Plantation, Carter House, Carnton Plantation, Lotz House, TN State Museum, and more.

Confederate cemetery at Carnton Plantation - soldiers were buried and reburied there by the McGavock family after the Battle of Franklin.

Confederate cemetery at Carnton Plantation - soldiers were buried and reburied there by the McGavock family after the Battle of Franklin.

Photo of Historic Carnton Plantation - A must see for Civil War & history buffs.

Photo of Historic Carnton Plantation - A must see for Civil War & history buffs.

This home is significant in Tennessee Civil War history for something a 17-yer-old girl did during the Battle of Thompson’s Station.  built 1819--springhill

This home is significant in Tennessee Civil War history for something a 17-yer-old girl did during the Battle of Thompson’s Station. built 1819--springhill

Travellers Rest, the plantation home of Judge John Overton and headquarters of Confederate General John Bell Hood, is one of Nashville’s most historically important houses and the most significant of those involved in the Civil War era and the Battle of Nashville.

Travellers Rest, the plantation home of Judge John Overton and headquarters of Confederate General John Bell Hood, is one of Nashville’s most historically important houses and the most significant of those involved in the Civil War era and the Battle of Nashville.

Sunnyside or Sevier Home is located in Sevier Park on 12th Ave. South.  Was located directly between the Union and Confederate lines prior to the Battle of Nashville on Dec. 15, 1864.  Afterwards, it served as a hospital for wounded soldiers. Two log cabins east of the house may be the oldest structures in Metro Nashville.

Sunnyside or Sevier Home is located in Sevier Park on 12th Ave. South. Was located directly between the Union and Confederate lines prior to the Battle of Nashville on Dec. 15, 1864. Afterwards, it served as a hospital for wounded soldiers. Two log cabins east of the house may be the oldest structures in Metro Nashville.

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