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

Confederate Defenses

Dec. 15, 1864

 
 
Confederate Defenses Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin Hoch, March 9, 2012
1. Confederate Defenses Marker
Inscription. After being outflanked by the advance of the Federal XVI Corps (Smith), Loring and Walthall put their divisions in a defensive line west of this road, facing westward. Here, their determined defense brought Federal advances against the Confederate left to a close for the day.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number N1 14.)
 
Location. 36° 6.077′ N, 86° 48.025′ W. Marker is in Nashville, Tennessee, in Davidson County. Marker is at the intersection of Granny White Pike and Shackleford Road, on the right when traveling south on Granny White Pike. Touch for map. Located at the southern edge of Lipscomb University. 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. Homes of David Lipscomb (approx. 0.4 miles away); John Trotwood Moore (approx. 0.4 miles away); Battle of Nashville (approx. 0.8 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Nashville (approx. 0.9 miles away); Battle of Nashville Confederate Line (approx. 0.9 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Nashville
Confederate Defenses Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin Hoch, March 9, 2012
2. Confederate Defenses Marker
(approx. 0.9 miles away); Battle of Nashville Monument (approx. one mile away); Minnesota (approx. one mile 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 March 9, 2012, by Kevin Hoch of Tulsa, Oklahoma. This page has been viewed 574 times since then and 60 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 9, 2012, by Kevin Hoch of Tulsa, Oklahoma. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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