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Franklin: The Breakthrough

November 30, 1864

Historian Eric Jacobson describes the terrible fighting near the center of the Federal line at the Battle of Franklin. It was here that the Confederates almost broke the Federal line before being shoved back by a timely counterattack.

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Franklin, TN | November 30, 1864
Result: Union Victory
Estimated Casualties
8,578
Union
2,326
Confed.
6,252