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The Civil War Battle Of Franklin Tour From Nashville

The Civil War Battle Of Franklin Tour From Nashville

 

You will get a thrilling guided narrative as you walk on the same ground where pivotal Civil War battles took place on this tour from Nashville

7 Hours
  • Mobile & printed vouchers accepted
  • Free Cancellation

Highlights

  • The Carter House
  • A stop At The Civil War Town of Franklin
  • The Carnton Plantation

Includes

  • Hotel Pick-up
  • Fully guided and professional tour

  • Meals and beverages
  • Optional gratuities

Please Note

  • Pick-up is available at most Nashville hotels
  • Please be ready in your hotel lobby 30 minutes prior to the tour time
  • Call to reconfirm your Hotel Pick-up when you arrive in Nashville

From US$79

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The Battle of Franklin included the bloodiest hours of the Civil War. Your tour will take you to the Carter House, a modest farm house that was ground zero for this historic fight between the Union and Confederate Armies. Hear the stories of the soldiers who fought and died in these fields, and walk amongst the buildings still standing while bullet-riddled walls testify to the savage nature of conflict. You will spend time in the quaint town of Franklin to shop, eat, and view historic sites on your own. You will begin to understand how the residents of Franklin, the Civil War town of 750 people, emerged from their homes on the morning of December 1, 1864 to find over 9,500 casualties.

You will then journey to the Carnton Plantation, ordered to be a Confederate field hospital by a Southern General, then offered as an eternal memorial to the Confederate soldiers by the Mistress of the house. The McGavocks and their two children were both victims and heroes of the war as told in the New York Times Best Seller, "Widow of the South." The tour of the house, the narrative descriptions of the fateful day, and the aftermath of the war will leave an emotional impression on every visitor to this plantation.
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a Gray Line customer
Mar 01 2020
Driver Terry was very knowledgeable. Guides at each of the homes visited were passionate about the stories they were telling.
a Gray Line customer
Oct 03 2019
great tour very interesting
a Gray Line customer
Sep 16 2019
Educational, interesting, a bit long...
a Gray Line customer
Sep 28 2018
I was picked up at my motel, and returned to the motel later in the day. The driver was very knowledgeable about the Franklin area. Just book the trip, and relax, because you only have to buy your lunch, everything else is taken care of. We had lunch at Moe's BBQ in Franklin, which was very good.
Sandra
Nov 18 2017
The tour of Franklin and the three homes involved in this horrific battle was really interesting and insightful. Two of the 3 tour guides at the homes had distant relatives involved in the battle and spoke with great knowledge and passion. Highly recommend this tour.
Matthew
Nov 18 2017
they are efficient and allow us enough time to see sights
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