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

Confederate Defenses

Dec. 15, 1864

 
 
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By Kevin Hoch, March 9, 2012
1. Confederate Defenses Marker
Inscription.  After being outflanked by the advance of the Federal XVI Corps (Smith), Loring and Walthall put their divisions in a defensive line west of this road, facing westward. Here, their determined defense brought Federal advances against the Confederate left to a close for the day.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number N1 14.)
 
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° 6.077′ N, 86° 48.025′ W. Marker is in Nashville, Tennessee, in Davidson County. Marker is at the intersection of Granny White Pike and Shackleford Road, on the right when traveling south on Granny White Pike. Located at the southern edge of Lipscomb University. 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 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Homes of David Lipscomb (approx. 0.4 miles away); John Trotwood Moore (approx. 0.4 miles away); Monroe Harding (approx. half a mile away);
Confederate Defenses Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin Hoch, March 9, 2012
2. Confederate Defenses Marker
Glendale Park (approx. 0.7 miles away); Battle of Nashville (approx. ¾ mile away); Josephine Groves Holloway / Girl Scouts of Middle Tennessee (approx. 0.8 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Nashville (approx. 0.9 miles away); Battle of Nashville Confederate Line (approx. 0.9 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 725 times since then and 35 times this year. 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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