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

Battle of Nashville

Taking of Redoubt No. 5

 

—Dec. 15, 1864 —

 
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By Kevin Hoch, March 9, 2012
1. Battle of Nashville Marker
Inscription. Hood's Redoubt No. 5 was on this hill. Couch's Division of the XXIII Corps, sweeping to the south of the route of Smith's XVI, captured it and the hills to the east late in the afternoon. Wilson's cavalry, crossing the highway about 2 miles south, advanced rapidly eastward, flanking the Confederate defenses.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number N1 6.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission marker series.
 
Location. 36° 5.738′ N, 86° 49.53′ W. Marker is in Nashville, Tennessee, in Davidson County. Marker is at the intersection of Hillsboro Pike (U.S. 431) and Burton Hills Boulevard, on the right when traveling south on Hillsboro Pike. Touch for map. Across the street from the where Burton Hills Boulevard intersects Hillsboro Pike. Marker is in this post office area: Nashville TN 37215, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Julia McClung Green (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Harpeth Hall School (approx. 0.9 miles away); Minnesota (approx. 1.1 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Nashville
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By Kevin Hoch, March 9, 2012
2. Battle of Nashville Marker
(approx. 1.1 miles away); Woodmont Estates (approx. 1.3 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Nashville (approx. 1.3 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Nashville (approx. 1.3 miles away); John Trotwood Moore (approx. 1.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Nashville.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
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By Kevin Hoch, March 9, 2012
3. Battle of Nashville Marker
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By Kevin Hoch, March 9, 2012
4. Battle of Nashville Marker
 
 
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