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Outside Franklin, Tennessee, Confederate General Hood wins a tactical victory but decimates his army

Battle of Franklin, November 30, 1864, campaign map, zoomable image
Confederate General John Bell Hood's incursion into Tennessee suffered a massive blow with a disastrous encounter outside Franklin, Tennessee with Union troops under General John M. Schofield.  Hood sent six divisions, numbering around 20,000 men, across open ground against entrenched Federal positions. Even though Schofield retreated during the night to Nashville, all Confederate assaults were beaten back, with Hood losing 1,750, including six generals, killed.  The Union lost around 200 men.  (By John Osborne)   
Source Citation: 
James R. Knight, The Battle of Franklin: When the Devil Had Full Possession of the Earth (Charleston, SC: The History Press, 2009), 71-91.