“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”

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

Cheatham’s Line

Cheatham’s Line image. Click for full size.
By Darren Jefferson Clay, July 5, 2019
1. Cheatham’s Line
Inscription.  Holding a line running NE and SW and with its right on the NC & St. L. R.R. at Rains Cut, Cheatham's Confederate Corps stood off the attacks of Steedman's brigades. Part of Cheatham's Corps was moved to the support of Stewart's life late in the afternoon; collapse of the left wing forced Cheatham's withdrawal southward during the night.
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number N1 19.)
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° 7.281′ N, 86° 45.014′ W. Marker is in Nashville, Tennessee, in Davidson County. Marker is at the intersection of Nolensville Pike and Forty-Four Parkway (Interstate 440), on the right when traveling north on Nolensville Pike. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Nashville TN 37211, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Woodbine (approx. 0.4 miles away); Melrose (approx. ¾ mile away); Hospital Water Source (approx.
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¾ mile away); Granbury’s Lunette (approx. 0.8 miles away); Turner Grammar School (approx. one mile away); Carper Homestead (approx. one mile away); Cumberland Park (approx. 1.1 miles away); Mill Creek Baptist Church and Graveyard (approx. 1.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Nashville.
Credits. This page was last revised on January 7, 2021. It was originally submitted on January 4, 2021, by Darren Jefferson Clay of Duluth, Georgia. This page has been viewed 53 times since then. Photo   1. submitted on January 4, 2021, by Darren Jefferson Clay of Duluth, Georgia. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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Feb. 26, 2021