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

Battle of Nashville Confederate Line

 
 
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By Kevin Hoch, February 20, 2012
1. Battle of Nashville Confederate Line Marker
Inscription.  Trenches about 20 ft. N of this point, held by Loring's Division, were the center of the Confederate main line before the Battle of Nashville. On Dec. 15, 1864, Redoubt No. 1, a key artillery salient 200 yds. NW, fired on Federal forces until overrun by General Wood's troops late in the day, when Confederates retreated toward Granny White Pike.
 
Erected 1992 by The Historical Commission of Metropolitan Nashville and Davidson County. (Marker Number 89.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Tennessee, The Historical Commission of Metropolitan Nashville and Davidson County series list.
 
Location. 36° 6.818′ N, 86° 48.355′ W. Marker is in Nashville, Tennessee, in Davidson County. Marker is at the intersection of Woodmont Boulevard and Hopkins Street, on the right when traveling west on Woodmont Boulevard. Located in front of the First Unitarian Universalist Church right beside the drive in for their parking lot. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Nashville TN 37215, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least
Battle of Nashville Confederate Line Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin Hoch, February 20, 2012
2. Battle of Nashville Confederate Line Marker
8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Redoubt One (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); Lieutenant General Alexander Peter Stewart (about 800 feet away); Battle of Nashville (approx. 0.4 miles away); Jack Clement Recording Studios (approx. 0.6 miles away); First Airfield (approx. 0.7 miles away); Assault on Montgomery Hill (approx. ¾ mile away); Battle of Nashville Monument (approx. ¾ mile away); a different marker also named Battle of Nashville Monument (approx. ¾ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Nashville.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 23, 2017. It was originally submitted on February 20, 2012, by Kevin Hoch of Waco, Texas. This page has been viewed 993 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 20, 2012, by Kevin Hoch of Waco, Texas. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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