Manning the Fortthe battery used the cannons in combat during a Franklin reconnaissance raid by Confederate Gens. Nathan B. Forrest and Earl Van Dorn. By May, Fort Granger contained 6 large siege guns (including two 24-pounder howitzers) and 24 smaller field cannon. On June 4-5 the guns defended against Confederate cavalry on the outskirts of town.
|Placed By||Historic Franklin Parks|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Sunday, November 10th, 2019 at 4:01pm PST -08:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||16S E 512680 N 3975683|
|Decimal Degrees||35.92540000, -86.85943333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 35° 55.524', W 86° 51.566'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||35° 55' 31.44" N, 86° 51' 33.96" W|
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