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Battle of Nashville Confederate Line

 
 
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By Kevin Hoch, February 20, 2012
1. Battle of Nashville Confederate Line Marker
Inscription. Trenches about 20 ft. N of this point, held by Loring's Division, were the center of the Confederate main line before the Battle of Nashville. On Dec. 15, 1864, Redoubt No. 1, a key artillery salient 200 yds. NW, fired on Federal forces until overrun by General Wood's troops late in the day, when Confederates retreated toward Granny White Pike.
 
Erected 1992 by The Historical Commission of Metropolitan Nashville and Davidson County. (Marker Number 89.)
 
Location. 36° 6.818′ N, 86° 48.355′ W. Marker is in Nashville, Tennessee, in Davidson County. Marker is at the intersection of Woodmont Boulevard and Hopkins Street, on the right when traveling west on Woodmont Boulevard. Touch for map. Located in front of the First Unitarian Universalist Church right beside the drive in for their parking lot. 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. Battle of Nashville (approx. 0.4 miles away); Jack Clement Recording Studios (approx. 0.6 miles away); First Airfield (approx. 0.7 miles away); Assault on Montgomery Hill (approx. mile away); Battle of Nashville Monument
Battle of Nashville Confederate Line Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin Hoch, February 20, 2012
2. Battle of Nashville Confederate Line Marker
(approx. mile away); a different marker also named Battle of Nashville Monument (approx. mile away); a different marker also named Battle of Nashville (approx. 0.8 miles away); Homes of David Lipscomb (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Nashville.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 23, 2017. This page originally submitted on February 20, 2012, by Kevin Hoch of Tulsa, Oklahoma. This page has been viewed 720 times since then and 31 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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