Action (cavalry) in Franklin, TN – March 31, 1863

Franklin, Tenn.,
March 31, 1863.

Detachment of Cavalry from the Army of the Cumberland.

Maj.-Gen. Gordon Granger, commanding at Franklin, reported as follows:  “Our cavalry moved out on the Lewisburg and Columbia pike today, encountering the rebels some 7 miles out, and, skirmishing for several hours, and, skirmishing for several hours, took 5 prisoners from them.”

Source:  The Union Army, Vol. 5, p.439

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