November 30, 1864

"There was a yell, the Rebels made a charge along the whole line. The bullets were falling so thick it was unsafe to remain longer. I stood within the door, and in a few minutes all was in perfect confusion. Men, women, and children were running in every direction,...

Military Outpost

Franklin as Military Outpost The Federal construction of Fort Granger solidified Franklin's role as a military outpost. By the spring of 1863, the Federal presence in Franklin was almost constant, and Franklin's remaining citizens entered into a period of cohabitation...