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  • Barbara Greenbush

    Carrie McGavock of Carnton Plantation. The Widow of the South. This is a good book to read.

  • Sarah Goad

    Carrie McGavock - this is my #1 role model <3

  • Beckaroo

    Carrie McGavock, "The Widow of the South" Mistress of the Carnton Plantation in Franklin, TN during the Civil War

  • Donna Fling
    Donna Fling • 2 years ago

    I read the book and thought it was a very real though dark depiction of a difficult's not for everyone. I didn't realize the plantation wasstill standing.

  • Kristina Stover McIlroy

    ive actually read this book twice.. been to the plantation, and seen the painting in Tennessee state museum

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Carnton Plantation. This is the front of the home.

Confederate cemetery at Carnton Plantation - soldiers were buried and reburied there by the McGavock family after the Battle of Franklin.

black sad his name is unknown. Confederate cemetery. Chattanooga, Tennessee.

Carnton Mansion The Carnton Mansion in Franklin, Tennessee was used as a hospital for Confederate Soldiers during the Civil War. Many of the deceased here were buried in mass graves. Several of their apparitions have been seen, heard and even felt here. Among them is the white apparition of a woman who appears on the back porch.

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Battle of Franklin Trust - Carnton Plantation and garden. Was a dream trip for me to visit this. Blood stains still on floor from use as a hospital during battle of Franklin. You must read The Widow of the South