Robert Smalls and the C.S.S. Planter at February’s Meeting

On Sunday, February 10th at 3 P.M., the Franklin Civil War Round Table will present FCWRT member and Battle of Franklin blogger Kraig McNutt to speak on “Robert Smalls and the C.S.S. Planter.” Robert Smalls’ remarkable escape from slavery came when, as a ship’s pilot he escaped with other slaves out of Charleston Harbor in [...]

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Battle of Chickamauga at January’s Round Table

On Sunday, January 13th at 3 P.M., Chickamauga National Park Ranger Jim Ogden returns to the Franklin Civil War Round Table to present his interactive “Battle of Chickamauga.” His presentation last year of “Campaign to Chickamauga” was very well-attended and received. The Battle of Chickamauga is considered by many to be a lost opportunity for [...]

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