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

Battle of Nashville

Taking of Redoubt No. 5

 

— Dec. 15, 1864 —

 
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Photographed By Kevin Hoch, March 9, 2012
1. Battle of Nashville Marker
Inscription.  Hood's Redoubt No. 5 was on this hill. Couch's Division of the XXIII Corps, sweeping to the south of the route of Smith's XVI, captured it and the hills to the east late in the afternoon. Wilson's cavalry, crossing the highway about 2 miles south, advanced rapidly eastward, flanking the Confederate defenses.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number N1 6.)
 
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° 5.738′ N, 86° 49.53′ W. Marker is in Nashville, Tennessee, in Davidson County. Marker is at the intersection of Hillsboro Pike (U.S. 431) and Burton Hills Boulevard, on the right when traveling south on Hillsboro Pike. Across the street from the where Burton Hills Boulevard intersects Hillsboro Pike. 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 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Battle of Nashville (approx. half a mile away); Redoubt No. 4, Battle of Nashville
Battle of Nashville Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Kevin Hoch, March 9, 2012
2. Battle of Nashville Marker
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(approx. 0.6 miles away); Julia McClung Green (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Harpeth Hall School (approx. 0.9 miles away); Minnesota (approx. 1.1 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Nashville (approx. 1.1 miles away); Bison Meadow (approx. 1.3 miles away); Woodmont Estates (approx. 1.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Nashville.
 
Battle of Nashville Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Kevin Hoch, March 9, 2012
3. Battle of Nashville Marker
Battle of Nashville Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Kevin Hoch, March 9, 2012
4. Battle of Nashville Marker
 
 
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 940 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on March 9, 2012, by Kevin Hoch of Waco, Texas. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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May. 19, 2022