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Serene Reminder.

War Memorials remind us life is short and very short for some. This one also reminded me of the... read more

Reviewed 11 February 2019
Bonnie O
Will go back

Very interesting cemetery, soldiers are arranged by state which is helpful if you are trying to... read more

Reviewed 23 January 2019
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Reviewed 11 February 2019

War Memorials remind us life is short and very short for some. This one also reminded me of the love and honor some survivors felt for the recently fallen. This was financed by a local family and built with local labor. 10,000 men killed or...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Bonnie O
Reviewed 23 January 2019

Very interesting cemetery, soldiers are arranged by state which is helpful if you are trying to find a relative. It was very raining the day we went so we didn't walk through it. Way too muddy. Will go again.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 15 November 2018

It is a very small cemetery but the people who are buried here gave the ultimate sacrifice to fight for what they believed. It is a very short walk from the Carnton Plantation and part of their story. Worth the time.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank jdck
Reviewed 5 November 2018

It was very emotional to walk and pay respect to all the southern soldiers that lost their lives in the Battle of Franklin. I am from Miami and finding there 4 soldiers from Florida was specially emotional to me. There has been also a great...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Discover56873259912
Reviewed 31 October 2018

Just amazing and sad on how many Americans killed Americans during these wars. It shows individual areas where the states are listed and headstones for each state. Ths tories behind tit were amazing as well.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Excursion55275383045
Reviewed 26 October 2018

After touring so many Battle of Franklin sites, this was a very moving experience. Interred in this cemetery are the 1500 bodies of some of the Confederates killed in the Battle of Franklin. It is a very well ordered cemetery with markings of state units...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Frugalmama57
Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

Walking quietly among the graves, reading the names of those that fell, always gives me the chills. How can we as a nation ever forget the sacrifices made in the creation of what we have today. It seems at times we often do. The worn...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank DarthDad07
Reviewed 30 September 2018

This cemetery is said to be the largest military in private ownership in the entire world. Small stone blocks mark the graves of individual soldiers. Tall columnar monuments are set for each of the 13 Confederate states, and the number of fallen soldiers recorded.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank DMGAmes_Iowa
Reviewed 27 August 2018

This is the final resting place for the Confederate soldiers who died in the battle of Franklin. It is a very sobering place to visit when you consider the sheer number of men who died in the American Civil War. It is right next to...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Kirk S
Reviewed 15 August 2018

So impressed with the respect and love shown to these fallen soldiers both known and unknown. A well maintained tribute.

Date of experience: August 2018
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