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

Battle of Nashville

Lee's Position

 

—Dec. 15, 1864 —

 
Battle of Nashville Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin Hoch, February 20, 2012
1. Battle of Nashville Marker
Inscription. Here, Stephen D. Lee's Corps, Army of Tennessee, bestrode the highway and railroad. Cheatham's Corps held the right of the line, which ran northeast about 2 miles to Rain's Hill. After the Confederate left was broken in the afternoon's fighting, Lee's Corps fell back to high ground about 1 1/2 miles south.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number N1 17.)
 
Location. 36° 6.713′ N, 86° 46.414′ W. Marker is in Nashville, Tennessee, in Davidson County. Marker is on Franklin Pike (U.S. 31), on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Located on Franklin Pike in between the entrance ramps for I-65 and Thompson Lane. Marker is in this post office area: Nashville TN 37204, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Carper Homestead (approx. 0.6 miles away); Sunnyside (approx. one mile away); Battle of Nashville Monument (approx. 1.1 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Nashville (approx. 1.1 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Nashville Monument (approx. 1.1 miles away); Homes of David Lipscomb
Battle of Nashville Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin Hoch, February 20, 2012
2. Battle of Nashville Marker
(approx. 1.3 miles away); Jack Clement Recording Studios (approx. 1.3 miles away); Belmont-Hillsboro Neighborhood (approx. 1.5 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Nashville.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 20, 2012, by Kevin Hoch of Tulsa, Oklahoma. This page has been viewed 675 times since then and 64 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 20, 2012, by Kevin Hoch of Tulsa, Oklahoma. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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