FRANKLIN ENGINE Co. 3 (Brooklyn) - 53 Henry St.
Organized 1817

Franklin Engine provided the nucleus for another notable unit, Company C of the Fourteenth "Brooklyn" N.Y.S.M., known as the "Franklin Guards."

On June 25th, 1861, Captain Murphy wrote "I have several members of your company under my command, and take pleasure in informing you that they are an honor to your company, and reflect credit on the city from which they sprung."