Franklin Theatre to Premier Long-awaited Film on Franklin’s Unknown Soldier

FRANKLIN, Tenn. — Two years after thousands of people lined Franklin’s downtown streets to honor the sacrifice of an unknown Civil War soldier recovered from the battlefield, the long-awaited premiere of the film chronicling the event and its impact has arrived. “Heading Back Home: Franklin’s Unknown Soldier and the Civil War’s Five Bloodiest Hours” will [...]

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State Helps Fund Battlefield Road

By Gregory L. Wade (September 2011 Civil War News) FRANKLIN, Tenn. — Franklin civic leaders, historians and preservationists are encouraged by a recent allocation of $500,000 from the Tennessee Department of Transportation to be applied to construction of a Battle of Franklin park “loop road.” This road would provide access for interpretation of acreage crossed by the [...]

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Battle of Perryville at September’s Round Table

On Sunday, September 11 at 3 P.M., in the Community Room of the Franklin Police Department on Columbia Pike in Franklin, the Franklin Civil War Round Table will present author Christopher Kolakowski, who will be speaking on the Battle of Perryville. The 1862 Battle of Perryville was the largest battle in the state of Kentucky [...]

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