Nashville in Davidson County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
Battle of Nashville
Cavalry Action — Dec. 15, 1864
Forming the outer arc of the Federal main attack, R.W. Johnson's 6th Cavalry Division, Wilson's Corps, here hit Rucker's Confederate Cavalry Brigade, west of Richland Creek. Withdrawing south to Harding Road, Rucker held there until bypassing Federal infantry forced further withdrawal to Hillsboro Pike late in the afternoon.
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number N1 1.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission series list. A significant historical date for this entry is December 15, 1864.
Location. 36° 9.049′ N, 86° 51.286′ W. Marker is in Nashville, Tennessee, in Davidson County. Marker is on Charlotte Avenue (U.S. 70) 0.2 miles east of White Bridge Pike (Tennessee Route 155), on the right when traveling east. Marker is on the south side of the road, immediately west of the bridge over Richland Creek. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Nashville TN 37209, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Robertson Avenue (within shouting distance of this marker); Cohn School / W.R. Rochelle (1904-1989)Cockrill School (approx. 0.6 miles away); Richland Park (approx. 0.6 miles away); Charlotte Road (approx. 0.6 miles away); “Travelers' Rest” (approx. 0.7 miles away); Sylvan Park School (approx. ¾ mile away); Tennessee Baptist Orphans' Home (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Nashville.
Credits. This page was last revised on December 28, 2020. It was originally submitted on June 22, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 83 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on June 22, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.