The Battle of Franklin: Five Hours in the Valley of Death, 70 mins
Battle of Franklin: Five Hours in the Valley of Death depicts Confederate General John Bell Hood’s fateful attempt to gain control of Tennessee from Federal forces in one of the Civil War’s fiercest battles. As cannons and muskets roar, this film presents the decisive conflict of the 1864 Battle of Franklin, told through the actual thoughts and words of the soldiers who experienced this ferocious and bloody struggle.
Partially filmed on the original battlefield in stunning high-definition, Battle of Franklin is the recipient of a 2007 Emmy® award and a 2007 Telly Award. The film has been aired on Nashville Public Television.