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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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This is where Gen Cleburne Died

The old gin foundation can still be seen today. A monument has been erected to honor Gen Cleburne... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Houston, Texas
"If We Are to Die, Let Us Die Like Men..."

Yes, there is not much of extravagance here - simple and subdued is the tribute to one of Ireland's... read more

Reviewed 12 June 2017
Franklin, Tennessee
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Jct. Columbia Ave and Cleburne St., Franklin, TN 37064
+1 615-794-2103

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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 6 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
Reviewed 28 September 2015

This area was part of a strip mall, that was purchased to become part of the Civl War battle site. An archeological excavation revealed the foundations of the cotton gin, which will be rebuilt when funds are available. Part of the Carter House civil war...More

2  Thank Safirehov
Reviewed 18 August 2015

The actual gin was across the street, and that site is being reclaimed as well as this one. Great efforts are being made to reclaim as many sites as possible.

2  Thank Houston N
Reviewed 13 August 2015

This is a very small park...just a quick stop on the way to the Carnton Plantation and the confederate cemetery ...but for a history buff...pretty cool!

1  Thank EBerry1987
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