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McGavock Confederate Cemetery

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1345 Carnton Ln, Franklin, TN 37064-3259
+1 615-794-0903
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Private cementary dedicated to civil war dead

Solemn final resting place of union and confederate soldiers...many unkown. Next to Carlton House... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
walter h
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Huntsville, Alabama
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We live near this cemetery and enjoy the history of it. Over the years it has been carefully tended... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Soleman2018
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Franklin, Tennessee
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1345 Carnton Ln, Franklin, TN 37064-3259
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+1 615-794-0903
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Reviewed 4 days ago

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

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Reviewed 1 week ago 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

Thank Soleman2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you are a history and civil war buff a must to visit. Lots of history. The cemetery is well kept and easy to walked through. Must see

Thank Roger W
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This graveyard is part of a old plantation grounds. Interested in history then stop. Also there is a lot walking trails to get out a stretch your legs.

Thank Jody E
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a must see if you are into history. The cemetery is surrounded by mature trees. There are several benches to sit. The graves are clearly marked. Definitely worth the stop. This site is free, but if you want to tour the house there...More

Thank momoftwocuties1
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Unlike many civil war cemeteries, this installation is privately and properly maintained and secure. Applications for federal support have been denied, although the National Park Service has made grants to the entire complex of buildings, gardens, and lands.

Thank Randy S
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Reviewed July 9, 2018

If you only have a bit of time this is the perfect quick stop. Beautiful and very moving. A must for all Civil War buffs.

Thank avaellis
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Reviewed July 9, 2018

Interesting tour of the McGavock house and grounds. the docents are very knowledgeable about the history of the house and the graves that were moved to McGavock cemetery.

Thank BNOCK
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Reviewed July 7, 2018

It is emotional to walk past the graves of those who died fighting the Battle of Franklin. Arranged according to their states of origin the ground is thought provoking to walk among so many who died in that terrible but necessary conflagration we call "The...More

Thank P3902RQwilliamp
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Reviewed July 2, 2018

This cemetery is a must see for anyone interested in Civil War history. It is a beautiful example of good triumphing over evil as the McGavock's donated private property to respectfully bury Confederacy dead.

Thank Norma L
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