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McGavock Confederate Cemetery

1345 Carnton Ln, Franklin, TN 37064-3259
+1 615-794-0903
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Confederate Cemetery well taken care of

Well maintained Confederate Cemetery, taken care of by the United Daughters of Confederate... read more

Reviewed 9 December 2017
Saint Louis, Missouri
Worth Seeing

We didn't have time to do the whole Carnton plantation/house but we did make it to this cemetery... read more

Reviewed 21 November 2017
Lori H
Anchorage, Alaska, United States
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1345 Carnton Ln, Franklin, TN 37064-3259

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Reviewed 9 December 2017

Well maintained Confederate Cemetery, taken care of by the United Daughters of Confederate Veterans. Impressive story of how the cemetery was cared for and records maintained to make genealogy easier

Thank cmdvous
Reviewed 21 November 2017

We didn't have time to do the whole Carnton plantation/house but we did make it to this cemetery and very glad we did. It is picturesque and makes you think about the battles and the war and all that was put on the line for...More

Thank Lori H
Reviewed 25 October 2017

Our trip to the area was to learn more history of the Civil War and possibly account for family descendants who were involved in the conflict. It is very well maintained and in a very peaceful and historic area and the final resting place for...More

Thank BlueFleck
Reviewed 18 October 2017

The history of this cemetery is well kept up. It shows the history our country went through in the Civil War. Even kids were able to keep interested in the history, nature, etc.

Thank dskefamily4
Reviewed 16 October 2017

What a learning experiencing for those who love Civil War History. Even the unguided tour was extremely informative.

Thank daveteter1959
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Part of the Carnton Plantation. Confederate soldiers, some identified, others are not are buried by state. Originally tended to by the McGavock family whose family cemetery lies adjacent to this one.

Thank Svensk11
Reviewed 30 September 2017

The cemetery is well maintained and documented to show the location of the almost 1500 men that are buried there. There are good narratives about the actions taken by the McGavock family to honor the men and give the a decent burial after the battle....More

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Reviewed 19 September 2017

It's interesting to walk through these old southern cemeteries and look at the gravestones. If you have a couple of days in Franklin this would be a good stop.

Thank Celeste D
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

This cemetery is filled with over 1000 soldiers who died during the battle of Franklin, right in the place, and surrounding fields by Carnton where they now rest. Well laid out and serene. A nicely maintained private cemetery on the grounds of the Carnton plantation....More

Thank Manazefa
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Have gone here a couple of times it's very interesting you can look up the names of the Dead that are buried. Very educational... the whole Plantation and the cemetery

Thank gatorsos
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