Episode 11: Carnton Plantation - TN


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Carnton Plantation in Franklin, TN 1345 Eastern Flank Circle, Franklin, Tennessee Tour the home and grounds Monday through Saturday: it is also available for weddings and events.

One of the bloodiest battles of the Civil War took place less than a mile from Carnton Plantation in Franklin, TN, on November 30, 1864. Carnton’s proximity made it the perfect spot to serve as a field hospital. More than 1,750 Confederates lost their lives at Franklin The ghosts of many that lost their lives on that battlefield still reside at the Plantation house today and are not shy about saying "hello".

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