Federal Breastworks

Federal Breastworks (HM1YGG)

Location: Franklin, TN 37064 Williamson County
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Country: United States of America
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N 35° 55.426', W 86° 52.694'

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Battle of Franklin

The breastworks, thirty yards south, were held by Grose's Brigade, Kimball's Division of the Fourth U.S. Army Corps on Nov. 30, 1864. Around 5 p.m., the brigade was attacked by two regiments of Finley's Florida Brigade, C.S.A. The Floridians withdrew and attacked one-half hour later with the entire brigade, but were driven back. Chalmer's Division of Forrest's Cavalry next attacked Kimball's Division from the northwest. A Federal general called this assault, which also was repulsed, "short but severe..."

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and the family of James W. Hickman, 1996
Year Placed1996
Placed ByWilliamson County Historical Society
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Date Added Friday, May 26th, 2017 at 6:07pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 510985 N 3975499
Decimal Degrees35.92376667, -86.87823333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 55.426', W 86° 52.694'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 55' 25.56" N, 86° 52' 41.64" W
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Area Code(s)615
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 219 New Hwy 96 W, Franklin TN 37064, US
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