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Carter Gin Assault Site Park

Jct. Columbia Ave and Cleburne St., Franklin, TN 37064
+1 615-794-2103
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See the spot where General Patrick Cleburne fell in battle

Nice section of a large 2-3 acre park area where one can stand and imagine the Confederate assault... read more

Reviewed 30 September 2017
Kraig M
,
Spring Hill, Tennessee
Interesting, well marked

A good stop if you are touring significant sites on the Civil War trail. Nicely done. Not big, but... read more

Reviewed 18 September 2017
Manazefa
,
Jenks, Oklahoma
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LOCATION
Jct. Columbia Ave and Cleburne St., Franklin, TN 37064
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+1 615-794-2103

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Reviewed 30 September 2017

Nice section of a large 2-3 acre park area where one can stand and imagine the Confederate assault of the Federal line at Franklin (11/30/64). This is where General Cleburne was killed.

Thank Kraig M
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

A good stop if you are touring significant sites on the Civil War trail. Nicely done. Not big, but a good part of the bigger picture.

Thank Manazefa
Reviewed 9 August 2017

tiny little piece of Civil War history with a horrible history. Small plot of land in the exact center of the largest infantry charge in American history. It can be hard-since this park is located in a business/residential are-but-use your imagination and see the death...More

Thank Gary B
Reviewed 19 June 2017

The old gin foundation can still be seen today. A monument has been erected to honor Gen Cleburne. Only a short walk from the Carter House.

Thank jdssr2016
Reviewed 12 June 2017

Yes, there is not much of extravagance here - simple and subdued is the tribute to one of Ireland's finest, Major General Cleburne. But to paraphrase President Lincoln, "History cannot forget what they did here." Instead, take off your hat and reflect on the courage...More

1  Thank bstampley
Reviewed 7 November 2016

Basically an empty grass lot with a recently paved walking path. It was part of our Carter house tour but wouldn't really stand alone as an interesting site. No real signage about the battle but there are some rocks showing the foundation of an old...More

Thank 382StephenB382
Reviewed 25 August 2016

There is nothing fantastic about this attraction, nothing wild and attention grabbing, except the history behind the location and the monument that stands there. That alone is worth the visit. With more Americans dying in the four hour span of the Battle of Franklin than...More

Thank CD1970
Reviewed 7 February 2016

Folks have really worked hard to improve the experience at this corner. It's a big help to understanding the logistics of the battle.

Thank Diane L
Reviewed 28 December 2015 via mobile

This is a nice little spot on the site of the battle of Franklin. Glad they have restored the area and its memory is preserved for another 150 years! Would recommend taking a few minutes to enjoy the site and reflect.

2  Thank QuickWhitTravel
Reviewed 24 October 2015

The site of the Carter Gin Assault 30 November 1864. Explanation of the battle is on the attached photo.

2  Thank TheRichard26
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