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

Confederate Defenses

Dec. 15, 1864

 
 
Confederate Defenses Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin Hoch, March 9, 2012
1. Confederate Defenses Marker
Inscription. After being outflanked by the advance of the Federal XVI Corps (Smith), Loring and Walthall put their divisions in a defensive line west of this road, facing westward. Here, their determined defense brought Federal advances against the Confederate left to a close for the day.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number N1 14.)
 
Location. 36° 6.077′ N, 86° 48.025′ W. Marker is in Nashville, Tennessee, in Davidson County. Marker is at the intersection of Granny White Pike and Shackleford Road, on the right when traveling south on Granny White Pike. Click for map. Located at the southern edge of Lipscomb University. Marker is in this post office area: Nashville TN 37215, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Homes of David Lipscomb (approx. 0.4 miles away); John Trotwood Moore (approx. 0.4 miles away); Battle of Nashville (approx. 0.8 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Nashville (approx. 0.9 miles away); Battle of Nashville Confederate Line (approx. 0.9 miles away); a different marker also
Confederate Defenses Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin Hoch, March 9, 2012
2. Confederate Defenses Marker
named Battle of Nashville (approx. 0.9 miles away); Minnesota (approx. one mile away); Battle of Nashville Monument (approx. one mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Nashville.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Kevin Hoch of Tulsa, Oklahoma. This page has been viewed 551 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Kevin Hoch of Tulsa, Oklahoma. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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