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C. W. McCain, 4th Mississippi Infantry

My greatgrandfather C.W. McCain 4th Miss. was wounded at Franklin but he remained on line . He also was at battle of nashville. His brother James captured battle of Nashville died at camp morton. C.W. escaped to Tupelo, Miss. for … Continue reading

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Dr. Joseph Franklin Smith was killed at Franklin

I am a direct descendant of Dr. Joseph Franklin Smith who was killed during the Battle of Franklin, TN. I am his great, great granddaughter. His brother Andrew Gill was there too, but survived. Submitted by Bobbie Ford

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Sgt. John Crooks, Company I, 51st Ohio Infantry

My Great Great Grandfather Sgt. John Crooks served in Co. “I” 51st Ohio Vol Inf. along with his brother Private Henry Crooks who was detached to the Ambulance Corps during the Battle of Franklin. Submitted by Trent Johnson

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Francis M. Eddins, Company H, 17th Alabama lost his life at Franklin

My g-g-g-g Uncle was at Franklin, in the 17th Al Co H and is buried at McGavock; He was Francis M. Eddins (Canteys Brigade) I see that there is another decendant ( Croxton ) who has a relative from the 17th buried in … Continue reading

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Sgt Solomon Skelton, Company G, 5th Mississippi Infantry was captured at Franklin with his brother

My great-great grandfather was Sergeant Solomon Skelton, Co G (Barry Guards), 5th Mississippi Infantry. He was wounded and captured at Franklin. His brother, 1 SGT Absalom Skelton, also of Co. G, was also captured. Kevin Marcus kbmarcus[at]yahoo.com

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Henry Mayberry, 24th Tennessee Infantry

I have two great-grandfathers who fought at the Battle of Franklin. They are father and son from Hickman County, Tennessee, and were with the 24th Tennessee, Company I. Both survived the war. 5th Gr/Grandfather: Peter Simmons Mayberry 4th Gr/Grandfather: Henry … Continue reading

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Peter Simmons Mayberry, Company I, 24th Tennessee Infantry

I have two great-grandfathers who fought at the Battle of Franklin. They are father and son from Hickman County, Tennessee, and were with the 24th Tennessee, Company I. Both survived the war. 5th Gr/Grandfather: Peter Simmons Mayberry 4th Gr/Grandfather: Henry … Continue reading

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