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

Cavalry Action (Dec 15, 1864)

 
 
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By Darren Jefferson Clay, December 26, 2020
1. Cavalry Action (Dec 15, 1864)
Inscription.  The right of the main Federal defense line crossed Charlotte Pike here. In the opening phase of the battle, mounted and dismounted cavalry of Wilson's Corps moved out of the Federal works, supporting the advance of Smith's XVÍ Corps in a turning movement of the extreme left flank of the Confederate positions.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number N 12.)
 
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.
 
Location. 36° 9.183′ N, 86° 49.392′ W. Marker is in Nashville, Tennessee, in Davidson County. Marker is on Charlotte Avenue (U.S. 70) east of 33rd Avenue North, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3212 Charlotte Ave, 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. Founding of Altrusa International (approx. 0.4 miles away); Powder Grinding Wheels (approx. half a mile away); Preston Taylor (approx. half a mile away); The Parthenon
Cavalry Action (Dec 15, 1864) image. Click for full size.
By Darren Jefferson Clay, December 26, 2020
2. Cavalry Action (Dec 15, 1864)
(approx. 0.6 miles away); Federal Defenses (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Nashville Parthenon (approx. 0.6 miles away); Woman Suffrage Rallies (approx. 0.6 miles away); John W. Thomas (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Nashville.
 
Cavalry Action (Dec 15, 1864) image. Click for full size.
By Darren Jefferson Clay, December 26, 2020
3. Cavalry Action (Dec 15, 1864)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 27, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 26, 2020, by Darren Jefferson Clay of Duluth, Georgia. This page has been viewed 43 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 26, 2020, by Darren Jefferson Clay of Duluth, Georgia. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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