The Most Important Resources to Learn about the Battle of Franklin Books (Works of fiction not included) Eric

Jacobson • For Cause & For Country • Baptism of Fire • The McGavock Confederate Cemetery Confederate Deaths and Burials: Nashville, Tennessee 1861-1865 (book), Timothy L. Burgess The Confederacy’s Last Hurrah, Wiley Sword Who Built Fort Granger? Kraig McNutt | http://bit.ly/1gRDMVS Historians • • • • • • • • • Eric Jacobson – CEO, Battle of Franklin Trust; author & historian Thomas Cartwright – longtime Franklin historian, eminent story-teller, Battlefield tour-host (Contact through the Lotz House or at battlefieldtours@lotzhouse.com) Rick Warwick – local Franklin/Williamson County historian; historicfranklin.com Timothy Burgess – expert on Confederate soldiers; td2005@comcast.net Wiley Sword – esteemed author and historian Stephen Hood – author, historian (John Bell Hood) Thomas Flagel – historian, author, Franklin resident Gregg Biggs – local historian, expert on Confederate flags Kraig McNutt – long-time blogger, collector, Franklin historical research on ScribD.com http://bit.ly/1gREnXy

Physical places • • • • • • • • The Carter House/Museum Carnton Plantation (Fleming Center, museum) The Lotz House Museum McGavock Confederate Cemetery Rest Haven Cemetery | Franklin, TN Fort Granger | Franklin, TN Winstead Hill | Franklin, TN Historic Downtown Franklin, TN

Web sites and social media | (all administered by Kraig McNutt | battleoffranklin@yahoo.com) • • • • • • BattleofFranklin.net (blog, nine years running) Facebook.com/Franklin1864 FacesofFranklin.com (descendants’ web site) FranklinBattlefield.com (Google map) McGavockCemetery.net Franklin Flickr photo gallery - http://bit.ly/1kaJB6l

Preservation related The Civil War Trust

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civilwar.org/battlefields/franklin.html civilwar.org/battlefields/franklin.html?tab=facts

The Battle of Franklin Trust | battleoffranklintrust.org | Operates BoF sites Franklin’s Charge – FranklinsCharge.com The Franklin Civil War Roundtable | franklinscharge.com/round-table | Meets 2 Sunday/mo. Save the Franklin Battlefield – Franklin-stfb.org Heritage Foundation of Williamson County – HistoricFranklin.com | the HFWC Flickr gallery - https://www.flickr.com/photos/heritagefoundationfranklin/ Maps • • • • FranklinBattlefield.com (Google map, McNutt) Battle of Franklin, November 30, 1864 (Battlefields of the Western Theatre Civil War Map Series) – a single foldable map to carry with you Civilwar.org/battlefields/franklin/maps/franklinmap1.html Battleoffranklin.wordpress.com/category/map/
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Collectors/dealers of artifacts, letters and documents • • • Bruce Hohler (dealer) - franklinrelics.com Kraig McNutt (collector) – letters and documents, some images | battleofranklin@yahoo.com Matt Woodburn (collector) – firearms, sabres, uniforms & accoutrements

Resources to Purchase • • • Items in the Lotz House Museum Store | lotzhouse.com/museum_store.htm Books on Amazon | http://amzn.to/1oRtK0N Heading Back Home (film) | carnton.org/headingbackhome.htm

Tours and Related • • • • • Events • • • • • Annual Memorial service at McGavock Cemetery (first Sunday in June) Blue & Gray Days at Carnton | battleoffranklintrust.org/events.htm Annual Anniversary of the Battle of Franklin & Illumination | battleoffranklintrust.org/events.htm Annual Descendant’s Reunion | battleoffranklintrust.org/events.htm Reenactment of the Battle of Triune | Facebook.com/BattleofTriune Franklin on Foot | Franklinonfoot.com/CivilWartour.htm Gray Line Bus Tours | Graylinetn.com/civil-war-tour Thomas Cartwright’s McGavock Cemetery Tours | Mcgavockcemetery.org Blue & Gray Education Society | Hood’s Missed Opportunity | http://bit.ly/1gf74lo Virtual Tour of the BoF Sites | battleoffranklin.wordpress.com/tour-stops/

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