Battlefield where Union & Confederate armies fought
Legends & stories of Carter House, a Civil War command post
Still-standing, bullet-riddled walls of area homes
Visit to a plantation used as both hospital & burial ground
Lunch on your own in Franklin
About this activity
What's included, what's not
Guided tour of battlegrounds at Carter House & Carnton Plantation
Roundtrip transportation with hotel pickup
Live narration in English
Meals, snacks, and beverages
What you can expect
Explore historic sites of The Battle of Franklin, the five bloodiest hours of the Civil War. This quaint town of Franklin, Tennessee, harkens back to a time before the harrowing fight between the Union and Confederate armies. Hearing the unique stories of heroism at the Carter House, Lotz House, and Carnton Plantation, you will soon appriciate the efforts of everyone who lived here in 1864, elite sociey of immigrant.
Understand what it took to survive the fighting, attend to the 9,500 casualties, and reconstruct citizens' homes and some semblance their lives before the battle.