The present exhibit at the Historic Carnton Plantation (Franklin) called Remembering Our Bold Defenders: Civil War Veterans, runs from March 1 – October 1, 2011. Examining the Survivor’s register yields five Confederate soldiers definitively tied to the 1st Tennessee Infantry (CSA), Carter’s Brigade.
- Frank B. Kendrick – Co A
- J. Robert Holmes – Co H
- William M. Pollard – Co D
- Elijah L. Baugh – Co D
- Capt. James P. Hanner – Co D
Signed as belonging to the 1st on the sheet, but not verified are:
- W.W. Walls, Co C
- O.S. Smith
- J.L. Hill
If you’re interested in reading more about Civil War veterans from Williamson County then pick up this book by Rick Warwick from the Williamson County Historical Society: Williamson County Civil War veterans: their reunions and photographs. Nashville, Tenn. : Panacea Press, 2007.
Also check Landmark Booksellers in Franklin. You can also order a copy from the WCHS for $20.00, plus $2.50 shipping.
WILLIAMSON COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY
PO Box 71
Franklin, TN 37065