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

Battle of Nashville

Outer Federal Defenses - Dec. 2, 1864

 
 
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By Tom Gillard, March 8, 2010
1. Battle of Nashville Marker
Inscription.  Here the outer Federal Defensive line, which stretched 7 mi. around the city, crossed Hillsboro Pike. It was used at the commencement of the battle on Dec. 15 by Wood's IV Corps as a line of departure for the main attack. Faint traces of the old entrenchments are visible a few yards west.
 
Erected by TN Historical Commission. (Marker Number N1 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° 7.897′ N, 86° 48.09′ W. Marker is in Nashville, Tennessee, in Davidson County. Marker is at the intersection of 21st Ave South (U.S. 431) and Bernard Avenue, on the left when traveling north on 21st Ave South. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2100 21st Ave South, Nashville TN 37212, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Hillsboro Toll Gate (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Battle of Nashville (approx. ¼ mile away); Bradley Recording Studio Hillsboro Village
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By Tom Gillard, March 8, 2010
2. Battle of Nashville Marker
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(approx. 0.3 miles away); Hillsboro Theater (approx. 0.4 miles away); Elizabeth Atchison Eakin (approx. 0.4 miles away); Belmont Mansion (approx. 0.4 miles away); Ward-Belmont College (approx. half a mile away); Nashville's First Radio Station (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Nashville.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on March 9, 2010, by Tom Gillard of Tullahoma, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 1,480 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 9, 2010, by Tom Gillard of Tullahoma, Tennessee. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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