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Museum Store

The Carter House and Carnton Plantation Museum Stores offer a wide selection of titles about the Battle of Franklin, the Tennessee Campaign of 1864, and other related topics. Dozens of other items are available as well, from relics to collectibles.

The Museum Stores are open Monday through Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm and on Sunday 11:00 am - 5:00pm.

The Carter House
1140 Columbia Avenue
Franklin, TN 37064
(615) 791-1861

Carnton Plantation
1345 Eastern Flank Circle
Franklin, TN 37064
(615) 794-0903

Online purchases are subject to availability of product(s) on site.

Bestsellers

The Carter House Guidebook

Widow of the South
by Robert Hicks
$16.00

A novel based on the true events at Carnton, The Widow of the South was a New York Times best seller. Painting a vivid picture of loss, this work of historic fiction is a must read. Soft cover. 421 pages.

Carnton Plantation Guidebook

Carnton Plantation
Guidebook
$9.95

The Carnton Plantation Guidebook takes a comprehensive look at the McGavock Family and their experience during the Battle of Franklin. Read about the plantation before the war and learn what happened to the family after their home was used as a Confederate field hospital. Interior and exterior color photographs throughout. Soft cover. 30 pages.


The Carter House
Guidebook
$9.95

The Carter House Guidebook takes a comprehensive look at the Carter Family and their experience during the Battle of Franklin. Read about the farm before the war and learn what happened to the family after the battle raged around their home. Interior and exterior color photographs throughout. Soft cover. 30 pages.

The Carter House Guidebook

The Battle of Franklin
by James R. Knight
$19.95

A terrific overview of the Battle of Franklin, published in 2009. A welcome addition to literature on the battle and with text that flows quickly and has great readability. 158 pages. Soft cover.

Carnton Plantation Guidebook

For Cause and For Country

by Eric A. Jacobson
$34.95

2nd Edition. Autographed. For Cause & For Country revisits the battles of Spring Hill and Franklin, using previously untapped resources to shed a different light on those difficult days.The most balanced view to date on Hood and his blundering leadership of the Army of Tennessee at Franklin. 630 pages. Hard cover.

The Carter House Guidebook

The Battle of Franklin
DVD
$25.00


By Wide Awake Films. Released in 2005, length 65 minutes.

Winner of a 2007 Regional Emmy for Best Documentary/Historical film. Without a doubt, the best visual interpretation of the Battle of Franklin ever made.