Civil War historian and Battle of Franklin Trust CEO to discuss General Wagner on Sunday, Oct. 9


The Battle of Franklin Trust will host the Franklin Civil War Round Table featuring key-note speaker Eric A. Jacobson Sunday, Oct. 9 at Carnton Plantation’s Felming Center.

Jacobson is the author of three books on the American Civil War, “For Cause & For Country,” “The McGavock Confederate Cemetery” and “Baptism of Fire.” He has been the CEO of the Battle of Franklin Trust since 2014, leading the non-profit organization in continued preservation of the Franklin battlefield, Carnton Plantation and The Carter House.

The Franklin Civil War Round Table meets monthly at Carnton Plantation’s Fleming Center, located at 1345 Eastern Flank Circle. The event begins at 3 p.m. and is free and open to the public. For more information on Franklin Civil War Round Table, email, or visit


About The Battle of Franklin Trust

The Battle of Franklin Trust is a 501(c)3 management corporation acting on behalf of Franklin’s battlefield sites to contribute to visitors’ understanding of the November 30, 1867 Battle of Franklin. The Trust is organized for charitable and educational purposes of preserving, restoring, maintaining and interpreting the properties, artifacts and documents related to the battle to preserve this important part of the nation’s history.