Tag Archives: Franklin-Nashville campaign

What was the effect of the action at Franklin on the Army of Tennessee at the battle of Nashville?

Dr. Chris Lossom, an author and teacher, ponders the effect the defeat at Franklin (30 Nov 1864) had on the Confederate Army of Tennessee at the Battle of Nashville, two weeks later.

This is an excerpt from a lecture Dr. Lossom gave at the June 2008 Franklin’s Charge symposium in Franklin, TN

How did the Franklin-Nashville Campaign relate to the Atlanta Campaign?

Dr. Chris Losson, an author and teacher, explains how the Franklin action was a continuation of the Atlanta Campaign. This is an excerpt from a lecture Dr. Losson gave at the June 2008 Franklin’s Charge symposium in Franklin, TN. Listen why.

Video credit: 2008 Franklin’s Charge symposium

More: Was the potential of a Confederate capture of Nashville in 1864 likely?

Professor Steven Woodworth tackles that question.