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XVI Corps Line of Departure

 
 
XVI Corps Line of Departure Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Gillard, October 21, 2009
1. XVI Corps Line of Departure Marker
Inscription. Supported by a division of Wilson's cavalry, A. J. Smith's Corps moved westward astride Harding Rd, displacing Ector's Confederate Brigade from positions across the pike northward to the west of Richland Creek. This brigade out posted the Confederate left flank; the main line was along Hillsboro Pike. (Marker Number N 15.)
 
Location. 36° 8.368′ N, 86° 49.14′ W. Marker is in Nashville, Tennessee, in Davidson County. Marker is at the intersection of West End Avenue (U.S. 70 Spur) and Murphy Road, on the right when traveling south on West End Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Nashville TN 37215, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Albertine Maxwell (here, next to this marker); Nashville Academy of Medicine (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); Richland-West End (approx. half a mile away); West End High School (approx. half a mile away); Founding of Altrusa International (approx. 0.6 miles away); Cockrill Spring (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Craighead House (approx. 0.7 miles away); Hillsboro-West End (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Nashville.
 
Also see . . .  XVI Corps. (Submitted on November 9, 2009, by Tom Gillard of Tullahoma, Tennessee.)
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 6, 2009, by Tom Gillard of Tullahoma, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 1,021 times since then and 33 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on November 6, 2009, by Tom Gillard of Tullahoma, Tennessee. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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