The Battle of Franklin Trust is pleased to announce two upcoming lectures to be held in Franklin, Tenn. Organized to compliment the current exhibits being housed at Carnton Plantation and The Carter House, both lectures are free and open to the public, and will begin at 6:00 p.m.
On May 3, Greg Biggs,will give his presentation, “The Fall of Nashville and the Rise of Sirens,” at Carnton Plantation. This lecture will cover the capture of Nashville following the collapse of the Confederate defense line of Department No. 2 at Mill Springs, Fort Henry and Fort Donelson. Greg is a member of the Clarksville Civil War Roundtable and well known as Tennessee’s Civil War Flag expert.
On June 7, Jim Hoobler, Senior Curator of Art and Architecture at the Tennessee State Museum, will give his lecture, “Occupied Nashville,” at The Carter House. The lecture will cover life in Nashville under Union Army control. Hoobler is a published author, having written books such as, “Cities Under the Gun: Images of Occupied Nashville and Chattanooga.”