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Minnesota Civil War Commemoration Task Force “Nashville” video series

The Minnesota Civil War Commemoration Task Force observed the anniversaries of the Battles of Franklin and Nashville from November 13-17, 2014 which culminated in the dedication to a marker on Shy’s Hill in Nashville on November 16. The marker commemorates … Continue reading

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On this date in Civil War history – Battle of Franklin – November 30, 1864

Lieutenant General John Bell Hood stood on the high slope of Winstead Hill, just south of Franklin, Tennessee, on the afternoon of 30 November 1864. Hood appeared older than his thirty-three years, as he leaned on a crutch supporting the … Continue reading

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