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

Battle of Nashville

Smith's Assault

 

Dec. 16, 1864

 
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By Kevin Hoch, March 9, 2012
1. Battle of Nashville Marker
Inscription.  The Federal XVI Corps attacked southward along this road. After violent artillery bombardment, McArthur's Division took the hill to the west about 4:00 p.m., precipitating the rout of Hood's Army. This hill is named for Col. W. M. Shy, 20th Tenn. Inf., killed in the desperate defense which he commanded.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number N2 2.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission marker series.
 
Location. 36° 5.289′ N, 86° 48.204′ W. Marker is in Nashville, Tennessee, in Davidson County. Marker is on Granny White Pike, on the right when traveling south. 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 one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Battle of Nashville (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Dry-Stack Stone Walls (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Nashville (approx. mile away); Minnesota
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By Kevin Hoch, March 9, 2012
2. Battle of Nashville Marker
(approx. 0.3 miles away); John Trotwood Moore (approx. half a mile away); Monroe Harding (approx. 0.6 miles away); Confederate Defenses (approx. 0.9 miles away); Granny White Grave (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Nashville.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 

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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 748 times since then and 33 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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