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

Battle of Nashville

IV Corps Jump-off Line - Dec. 15, 1864

 
 
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By Tom Gillard, March 8, 2010
1. Battle of Nashville Marker
Inscription.  Using the defensive salient 500 yards east, Wood's Corps, with the XVI Corps on its right, swung southwest to envelop the left of the Confederate line, 1 1/2 miles south, and pushed it back in spite of determined resistance. The XXIII Corps (Schofield) followed in support.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number N1 11.)
 
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° 7.688′ N, 86° 48.18′ W. Marker is in Nashville, Tennessee, in Davidson County. Marker is at the intersection of 21st Ave South and Linden Ave, on the right when traveling north on 21st Ave South. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: 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 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Battle of Nashville (approx. mile away); Assault on Montgomery Hill (approx.
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By Tom Gillard, March 8, 2010
2. Battle of Nashville Marker
0.3 miles away); Elizabeth Atchison Eakin (approx. half a mile away); Belmont-Hillsboro Neighborhood (approx. half a mile away); Hillsboro-West End (approx. half a mile away); Hillsboro Theater (approx. 0.6 miles away); Belmont Mansion (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Nashville.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. XVI Corps Line of Departure
 
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By Kevin Hoch, February 6, 2012
3. Battle of Nashville Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 11, 2018. It was originally submitted on March 9, 2010, by Tom Gillard of Tullahoma, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 1,483 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 9, 2010, by Tom Gillard of Tullahoma, Tennessee.   3. submitted on February 6, 2012, by Kevin Hoch of Waco, Texas. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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