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

XVI Corps Line of Departure

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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.
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number N 15.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission marker series.
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. Touch for directions.
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
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(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

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Credits. This page was last revised on July 11, 2018. This page originally submitted on November 6, 2009, by Tom Gillard of Tullahoma, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 1,101 times since then and 36 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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