Hood's Fatal Mistake   

HoodDuring the night, General Schofield moved 25,000 men and 600 wagons right past Hood's troops as they slept, heading north to Franklin, where they began building trenches and breastworks surrounding the Carter House. When Hood woke and realized he had lost his best chance to isolate and defeat the Union Army, he was enraged with his troops and vowed to show them some discipline.

 

Resource links: 
Civil War Preservation Trust (Battle of Franklin animated, a must see!)

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