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Nashville in Davidson County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Battle of Nashville

Federal Defenses

 
 
Battle of Nashville - Front Photo, Click for full size
By R. E. Smith, September 2, 2007
1. Battle of Nashville - Front
Inscription. The hill to the west was a strong point in the system of permanent Federal defenses, started in 1862, which extended to the river on both sides of the town. Artillery was emplaced here from time to time.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number N1 3.)
 
Location. Marker has been reported missing. It was located near 36° 8.931′ N, 86° 48.834′ W. Marker was in Nashville, Tennessee, in Davidson County. Marker could be reached from the intersection of 27th Avenue North and Parthenon Avenue, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. This marker is located on the grounds of Centennial Park. Marker was in this post office area: Nashville TN 37203, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this location. Federal Defenses (a few steps from this marker); John W. Thomas (within shouting distance of this marker); The Parthenon (within shouting distance of this marker); The Nashville Parthenon (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); United Nations Visit To Nashville (about 500 feet away); Major Wilbur Fisk Foster
Battle of Nashville - Back Photo, Click for full size
By R. E. Smith, September 2, 2007
2. Battle of Nashville - Back
(approx. 0.2 miles away); Lieutenant James Simmons Timothy (approx. 0.2 miles away); Founding of Altrusa International (approx. mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Nashville.
 
Also see . . .
1. The Battle of Nashville. Wikipedia entry. (Submitted on December 12, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 

2. The Battle of Nashville. Several resources for the battle, including official reports from the generals involved. (Submitted on December 12, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 

3. Battle of Nashville Preservation Society. (Submitted on December 12, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Battle of Nashville Photo, Click for full size
By R. E. Smith, September 2, 2007
3. Battle of Nashville
Battle of Nashville Marker Photo, Click for full size
By J. Makali Bruton, June 15, 2015
4. Battle of Nashville Marker
Two mortars are located on the top of the nearby hill mentioned in the marker text.
Battle of Nashville Marker Photo, Click for full size
By J. Makali Bruton, June 15, 2015
5. Battle of Nashville Marker
The gently sloping hill mentioned in the marker text now contains a dog park.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by R. E. Smith of Nashville, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 3,506 times since then. Last updated on , by J. Makali Bruton of San Salvador, El Salvador. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by R. E. Smith of Nashville, Tennessee.   4, 5. submitted on , by J. Makali Bruton of San Salvador, El Salvador. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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