Nashville in Davidson County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
The Civil War
"As established by our fathers, that Union no longer exists." — Isham Harris Tennessee Governor, 1861
Captions (left to right):
• Confederate artillery volunteers from Nashville. Tennessee Historical Society
• The dead at Cold Harbor, Virginia. National Archives
• Battery A, Second United States Colored Artillery, Nashville. Chicago Historical Society
Erected 2004 by Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County Parks & Recreation
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African Americans • War, US Civil.
Location. 36° 8.603′ N, 86° 46.524′ W. Marker is in Nashville, Tennessee, in Davidson County. Marker can be reached from Fort Negley Boulevard north of Chestnut Street, on the right when traveling north. Marker is on wall behind the entrance arch to Fort Negley. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1100 Fort Negley Boulevard, Nashville TN 37203, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. War in the West (here, next to this marker); The Road to War (here, next to this marker); Fort Negley (here, next to this marker); War in the West: Battles and Campaigns (within shouting distance of this marker); Fort Negley Site (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Fort Negley (within shouting distance of this marker); Nashville Surrendered (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Peach Orchard Hill (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Nashville.
Credits. This page was last revised on August 1, 2021. It was originally submitted on July 31, 2021, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 17 times since then. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on July 31, 2021, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.