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Civil War Trust

Hallowed Ground: Winter 2014

Featured Online Articles

This issue of the Civil War Trust's membership magazine focuses on the Battles of Franklin (November 30, 1864) and Nashville (December 15 - 16, 1864) as we commemorate the 150th Anniversaries. To see all online articles from past issues of the membership magazine, visit the Back Issue Index »

Franklin Spread

“Terror Stirred My Soul”

Thomas R. Flagel

Frances "Fannie" Courtney, a 19-year old who lived within sight of the Carter farm, provides a civilian’s experience of the Battle of Franklin.Read the article »

Nashville Spread

The Battle of Nashville

Greg Biggs

In his last desperate attempt to prolong the war in the West, John Bell Hood attempted to take Nashville, drawing a Union attack that destroyed his depleted and exhausted Army of Tennessee.Read the article »

Franklin - Nashville Spread

Sowing the Seeds from the Angel of Death's Last Harvest

Thomas R. Flagel and Rachael A. Finch

This article details the post-war struggles of finding final resting places for the Union and Confederate soldiers who fell at the Battles of Franklin and Nashville.Read the article »

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