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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. 36° 8.931′ N, 86° 48.834′ W. Marker is in Nashville, Tennessee, in Davidson County. Marker can 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 is 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 marker. 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 (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lieutenant James Simmons Timothy (approx. 0.2 miles away); Cockrill Spring (approx. mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Nashville.
 
Also see . . .
 
Battle of Nashville - Back Photo, Click for full size
By R. E. Smith, September 2, 2007
2. Battle of Nashville - Back
 

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.)
 
Battle of Nashville Photo, Click for full size
By R. E. Smith, September 2, 2007
3. Battle of Nashville
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on December 11, 2007, by R. E. Smith of Nashville, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 2,736 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 11, 2007, by R. E. Smith of Nashville, Tennessee. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
 
Editor’s want-list for this marker. Photo of the hill mentioned on the marker. • Can you help?
 
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