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

Schofield's Jump-Off Line

Dec. 15, 1864

 
 
Schofield's Jump-Off Line Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin Hoch, March 9, 2012
1. Schofield's Jump-Off Line Marker
Inscription.  The Federal defensive line ran northeast and southwest through here. It was garrisoned by Schofield's Corps on arrival here after the Battle of Franklin, Dec 2, and later became a line of departure for the advance into support positions: Cruft's Provisional Division then occupied this line in reserve
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number N1 16.)
 
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° 8.061′ N, 86° 47.347′ W. Marker is in Nashville, Tennessee, in Davidson County. Marker is at the intersection of 12th Avenue South and Acklen Avenue, on the right when traveling south on 12th Avenue 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. Edmondson Home Site (approx. ¼ mile away); William Edmondson Studio and Home Site (approx. ¼ mile away); Ward-Belmont College (approx. 0.3 miles away); Belmont Mansion
Schofield's Jump-Off Line Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin Hoch, March 9, 2012
2. Schofield's Jump-Off Line Marker
(approx. 0.3 miles away); Nashville's First Radio Station (approx. 0.3 miles away); Betty Chiles Nixon (approx. half a mile away); Nashville's Music Row (approx. half a mile away); DeFord Bailey (approx. 0.6 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 March 9, 2012, by Kevin Hoch of Waco, Texas. This page has been viewed 538 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 9, 2012, by Kevin Hoch of Waco, Texas. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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