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

Battle of Nashville

Steedman’s Position - Dec. 15, 1864

 
 
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By Darren Jefferson Clay, July 5, 2019
1. Battle of Nashville
Inscription.  From a line of departure running NE-SW through here, Maj. Gen. Steedman’s Provisional Detachment of 6 brigades at 6:00 a.m. launched a holding attack southwestward against the Confederate right, on high ground about 2 miles south. The main attack, about 5 miles west enveloped the Confederate left after an all-day fight.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number N1 20.)
 
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° 8.916′ N, 86° 45.679′ W. Marker is in Nashville, Tennessee, in Davidson County. Marker is at the intersection of Lafayette Street (Tennessee Route 1) and Claiborne Street, on the right when traveling north on Lafayette Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Nashville TN 37210, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. James Carroll Napier (a few steps from this marker); Hubbard House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lieutenant Henry Alvin Cameron 1875-1918 / Cameron School
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(approx. 0.2 miles away); J. W. Price Fire Hall (approx. ¼ mile away); Tom Wilson Park / Thomas T. Wilson (approx. 0.3 miles away); St. Patrick Catholic Church (approx. 0.3 miles away); In Memory of the Confederate Soldiers Who Were Buried in the City Cemetery (approx. 0.4 miles away); City Cemetery (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Nashville.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 8, 2021. It was originally submitted on January 4, 2021, by Darren Jefferson Clay of Duluth, Georgia. This page has been viewed 50 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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Mar. 7, 2021