407 Murfreesboro Road
Franklin, TN 37064
Capt. Giles J. Cockerill, Battery D, 1st Ohio Light Artillery, commanded four 3-inch rifled cannon in Fort Granger on the hill in front of you during the Battle of Franklin on November 30, 1864. Cockerill's guns fired 163 rounds and inflicted serious losses among the Confederates behind you and across the Harpeth River. Most of the shells fell on Gen. A.P. Stewart's Corps, which formed the right wing of the attacking Confederate line, as it marched toward the Union defenses.