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

Battle of Nashville

Defense by Ector's Brigade

 

— Dec. 15, 1864 —

 
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By Kevin Hoch, February 13, 2012
1. Battle of Nashville Marker
Inscription.  In position from here northward along high ground, Ector's Brigade of French's Confederate Division commanded by Col. Daniel Coleman, outposted the left of Hood's line. Attacked by the Federal XVI Corps, supported by artillery and part of the Cavalry Corps, it was overwhelmed. It withdrew southeast to Hillsboro Pike.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number N1 4.)
 
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° 7.62′ N, 86° 50.67′ W. Marker is in Nashville, Tennessee, in Davidson County. Marker is on Harding Road, on the right when traveling east. Located out front of a Walgreens by the turn in for the back/drive-through portion. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Nashville TN 37205, 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. Dutchman’s Curve Train Wreck (approx. 0.3 miles away); Johnson's Station (approx. 0.3 miles away); Montgomery Bell Academy
Battle of Nashville Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin Hoch, February 13, 2012
2. Battle of Nashville Marker
(approx. 0.4 miles away); Kenner Manor Historic District (approx. 0.6 miles away); McConnell Field (approx. 0.9 miles away); a different marker also named McConnell Field (approx. one mile away); Washington Hall (approx. one mile away); The Craighead House (approx. 1.1 miles 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 February 13, 2012, by Kevin Hoch of Waco, Texas. This page has been viewed 848 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 13, 2012, by Kevin Hoch of Waco, Texas. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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