Battle of Franklin Symposium | October 21 – 22, 2016

Through lectures, panel discussions, and tours of the battlefield and historic homes, the symposium will offer an in-depth look at the Western Theater of the Civil War in 1864. Attendees will learn about the events leading up to the Battle of Franklin, the battle’s tactics, civilian perspectives, and post battle logistics. This event will allow guests to learn about this pivotal moment in American history in a unique way. Click here for more information or to register for this event!

Tentative Itinerary

Thursday, October 20
Opening Reception at Carter House, 5:30 pm – 7pm

Friday, October 21
Breakfast and Lightning Round Speakers, 7:30 am
Columbia & Spring Hill Battlefield Tours, 9 am – 3:30 pm
Dinner at Carnton with speakers Sam Hood, author of two books on General John Bell Hood, and Dr. Carroll Van West, State Historian., 6:30 pm

Saturday, October 22
Breakfast and Lightning Round Speakers, 7:30 am
Franklin Battlefield Tours, 9:00 am – 3:30 pm
Hors d’oeuvres at Drury, 6:30 pm

For questions, please contact Brittany Mayfield at (615) 794-0903 or brittany@boft.org.

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