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McGavock Confederate Cemetery

1345 Carnton Ln, Franklin, TN 37064-3259
+1 615-794-0903
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Historic Cemetary can be interesting

It's interesting to walk through these old southern cemeteries and look at the gravestones. If you... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Celeste D
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Las Vegas, Nevada
Beautifully done, peaceful resting place

This cemetery is filled with over 1000 soldiers who died during the battle of Franklin, right in... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Manazefa
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Jenks, Oklahoma
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1345 Carnton Ln, Franklin, TN 37064-3259
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+1 615-794-0903

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Reviewed 1 week ago

It's interesting to walk through these old southern cemeteries and look at the gravestones. If you have a couple of days in Franklin this would be a good stop.

Thank Celeste D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This cemetery is filled with over 1000 soldiers who died during the battle of Franklin, right in the place, and surrounding fields by Carnton where they now rest. Well laid out and serene. A nicely maintained private cemetery on the grounds of the Carnton plantation....More

Thank Manazefa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Have gone here a couple of times it's very interesting you can look up the names of the Dead that are buried. Very educational... the whole Plantation and the cemetery

Thank gatorsos
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

To walk among the graves of these men and reflect on their time fighting and dying in the Civil War is humbling To walk among these graves and reflect on the McGavock's devotion to these fallen soldiers so far from their homes is breathtaking. The...More

Thank BearFacts
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Surprised at how many graves were here and sadly how many were unknown. Tours around Franklin really explain everything....Lotz house, Carter house, Cranston Plantation

Thank ja2015314
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

So many gave so much for what they believed in. They cared about their families, their friends and their states. A great loss. Hallowed grounds.

Thank Chuck8700
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

A visit to these hallowed grounds is a must after the guided tour of the McGavock's Carnton Home that served as a field hospital during one of the bloodiest battles of the American Civil War. The significance of the total number of soldiers that died...More

Thank Steven D
Reviewed 1 August 2017

Loved our visit to McGavock Confederate Cemetary. It was full of information. Glad they take care to preserve its heritage.

Thank Melissa72315
Reviewed 31 July 2017

You cannot visit Carnton Plantation without visiting the cemetery. It embodies every word that you hear of the history of the Franklin Battle and brings a sense of quiet reflection to your heart.

Thank Greg S
Reviewed 22 July 2017

Seeing all these tombstones gives you an understanding of what the cost of war really is. Knowing the history of the tombstones makes this much more poignant. Going to a national military cemetery can be overwhelming, with fields of white tombstones appearing to go on...More

Thank reviewerG1826JF
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