Nashville & Middle Tennessee (TN) Information : CarterHouse

Table of Contents about Nashville, TN.
A - Z Index of All pages on this site about Nashville.
The most recently changed or contributed pages to CivicScope about Nashville.
Recent comments made to pages about Nashville on this site.
Login or Register for an account! It is FREE and VERY EASY!
Ask Your Question About Nashville's CivicScope Here!
Create a Page about YOUR self, business, organization, or favorite topic relating Nashville.
  |   Flag This   |   Edit This

Carter House

     The Carter House, at 1140 Columbia Ave., in Franklin, TN, is a museum dedicated to telling the story of the Battleof Franklin, one of the bloodiest engagements of the Civil War.|
     Federal troops had occupied the area around Nashville from 1862. In 1864, the Confederate Army of Tennesssee, led by Gen. John Bell Hood, mounted an offensive from Alabama towards the north. The two sides met in the Battle of Franklin on Nov. 30.


This page is still only an Info Stub!

Help flesh it out. Click on "Edit This Page" above. (You will have to Register first.)

     The Carter House was at the center of the battle. Confederate troops charged toward fortified Federal positions surrounding the Carter House. Fierce fighting ensued. Confederate casualties in the Battle of Franklin were 7,000. Federal casualties were 2,500.
     After Confederate loss at Franklin, federal troops retreated north toward Nashville. The Confederates followed, resulting in a decisive Union victory and the retreat of Hood's army.
      In 2009, the Carter House joined the Carnton Plantation in a strategic allliance that had the two organizations working together as part of the Battle of Franklin Trust.

Contact info

The Carter House phone number is 615-791-1861. To reach the Carter House Web site, click here 

Related Nashville-Middle TN topics on Civic Scope

Attractions Info
Williamson County


This page has 2 comments.

Story Man (November 11, 2009 5:08 PM)
If you like history don't miss this.
Sunny Day (November 15, 2009 7:29 AM)
This place is fascinating. You can still see the bullet holes in the buildings.
FAQ | About Us | Terms of Use | Copyright Policy | Privacy Policy | What is a Wiki?
2009 © All Rights Reserved