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McGavock Confederate Cemetery

1345 Carnton Ln, Franklin, TN 37064-3259
+1 615-794-0903
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We visited this cemetery as part of the Carnton Plantation tour. If you are a Civil War history... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Michele V
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Madison, Wisconsin
A must see especially if your a civil war buff

Very humbling to see these graves and the history around the cemetery. Brings the civil war to life... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
George B
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1345 Carnton Ln, Franklin, TN 37064-3259
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We visited this cemetery as part of the Carnton Plantation tour. If you are a Civil War history buff, you will appreciate how this family created this cemetery on private land to honor fallen soldiers during the Battle of Franklin. This isn't about confederates or...More

Thank Michele V
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very humbling to see these graves and the history around the cemetery. Brings the civil war to life and makes you think about the sacrifices many of these men made. Highly Recommended!

Thank George B
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is well-kept civil war cemetery very close to downtown with several interesting monuments. For someone interested in civil war history this a good stop.

Thank Dan B
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Reviewed 10 December 2017

Well maintained Confederate Cemetery, taken care of by the United Daughters of Confederate Veterans. Impressive story of how the cemetery was cared for and records maintained to make genealogy easier

Thank cmdvous
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Reviewed 22 November 2017

We didn't have time to do the whole Carnton plantation/house but we did make it to this cemetery and very glad we did. It is picturesque and makes you think about the battles and the war and all that was put on the line for...More

Thank Lori H
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Reviewed 25 October 2017

Our trip to the area was to learn more history of the Civil War and possibly account for family descendants who were involved in the conflict. It is very well maintained and in a very peaceful and historic area and the final resting place for...More

Thank BlueFleck
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Reviewed 19 October 2017

The history of this cemetery is well kept up. It shows the history our country went through in the Civil War. Even kids were able to keep interested in the history, nature, etc.

Thank dskefamily4
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Reviewed 16 October 2017

What a learning experiencing for those who love Civil War History. Even the unguided tour was extremely informative.

Thank daveteter1959
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Reviewed 12 October 2017

Part of the Carnton Plantation. Confederate soldiers, some identified, others are not are buried by state. Originally tended to by the McGavock family whose family cemetery lies adjacent to this one.

Thank Svensk11
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Reviewed 1 October 2017

The cemetery is well maintained and documented to show the location of the almost 1500 men that are buried there. There are good narratives about the actions taken by the McGavock family to honor the men and give the a decent burial after the battle....More

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