McGavock Confederate Cemetery

Williamson Co TN

In 1866 the McGavocks donated two acres at Carnton for the reinternment of the Southern dead killed at the Battle of Franklin. Today the United Daughters of the Confederacy maintain the graves of 1,481 Confederate soldiers. This is the largest private Confederate cemetery in the country and is open to the public year around. There is no charge for admission.


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September 26, 2001