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It is a very small cemetery but the people who are buried here gave the ultimate sacrifice to fight... read more

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It was very emotional to walk and pay respect to all the southern soldiers that lost their lives in... read more

Reviewed 5 November 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
Thank denj865
Reviewed 10 August 2018

Solemn final resting place of union and confederate soldiers...many unkown. Next to Carlton House who ownersdonated the land and their time to bury the unfortunate after the Battle of Franklin

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank walter h
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

We live near this cemetery and enjoy the history of it. Over the years it has been carefully tended too and gives you a perspective of the many men that fought in the Cival War. Located in the area of Carnton Mansion and the Eastern...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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