1st Tennessee Infantry (C.S.A.) soldiers attending the 50th Anniversary Reunion?

1914 Franklin Survivor's Register

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.

PO Box 71
Franklin, TN 37065

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