Position of the 65th at Franklin

  • Left-center of Union defense, east of Columbia Pike
  • Due east of Cotton Gin
  • Immediate right was 6th Ohio battery which was on direct left of Cotton Gin
  • Cleburne was killed on their direct right by fire probably from 104th Ohio or 65th Indiana    (possibly 6th Ohio artillery)??
  • Straight facing from enemy assault:  French’s division, Cockrell’s brigade and Sears’s brigade

Cockrell’s brigade, BG Francis M. Cockrell, Col Peter C. Flournoy.  Cockrell was wounded

1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, Missouri; 1st Missouri Cav., dismounted, 3rd Missouri Battalion Cav., dismounted
Sears’s brigade, BG Claudius Sears
4th, 35th, 36th, 39th, 46th Mississippi; 7th Miss., Battalion

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