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

Battle of Nashville

Defense by Ector's Brigade

 

—Dec. 15, 1864 —

 
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By Kevin Hoch, February 13, 2012
1. Battle of Nashville Marker
Inscription. In position from here northward along high ground, Ector's Brigade of French's Confederate Division commanded by Col. Daniel Coleman, outposted the left of Hood's line. Attacked by the Federal XVI Corps, supported by artillery and part of the Cavalry Corps, it was overwhelmed. It withdrew southeast to Hillsboro Pike.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number N1 4.)
 
Location. 36° 7.62′ N, 86° 50.67′ W. Marker is in Nashville, Tennessee, in Davidson County. Marker is on Harding Road, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Located out front of a Walgreens by the turn in for the back/drive-through portion. Marker is in this post office area: Nashville TN 37205, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Dutchman's Curve Train Wreck (approx. 0.3 miles away); Johnson's Station (approx. 0.3 miles away); Montgomery Bell Academy (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Craighead House (approx. 1.1 miles away); West End High School (approx. 1.2 miles away); Richland-West End (approx. 1.2 miles away); Woodmont Estates (approx. 1.4 miles away); XVI Corps Line of Departure (approx. 1.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Nashville.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Battle of Nashville Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin Hoch, February 13, 2012
2. Battle of Nashville Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 13, 2012, by Kevin Hoch of Tulsa, Oklahoma. This page has been viewed 689 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 13, 2012, by Kevin Hoch of Tulsa, Oklahoma. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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