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

Hood's Retreat

Dec. 16, 1864

 
 
Hood's Retreat Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Gillard, March 28, 2012
1. Hood's Retreat Marker
Inscription. Click to hear the inscription.  In this neighborhood, late in the evening of his decisive defeat at Nashville, Hood reorganized his army for withdrawal southward. Lt. Gen. Stephen D. Lee's Corps, supported by Chalmers' Cavalry Division, covered the withdrawal, fighting continuously until the army bivouacked near Spring Hill, 21 mil. S., the night of Dec. 17th.
 
Erected by TN Historical Commission. (Marker Number 3A 21.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission marker series.
 
Location. 36° 2.563′ N, 86° 46.94′ W. Marker is in Brentwood, Tennessee, in Davidson County. Marker is on Franklin Pike (Tennessee Route 31), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Nashville TN 37220, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Nobles Corner (approx. half a mile away); Battle of Nashville (approx. 2 miles away); Travellers' Rest (approx.
Hood's Retreat Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Gillard, March 28, 2012
2. Hood's Retreat Marker
2.4 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Nashville (approx. 2.4 miles away); a different marker also named Travellers Rest (approx. 2 miles away); Granny White Grave (approx. 2 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Nashville (approx. 3.1 miles away); Dry-Stack Stone Walls (approx. 3.2 miles away).
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 1, 2012, by Tom Gillard of Tullahoma, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 893 times since then and 64 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 1, 2012, by Tom Gillard of Tullahoma, Tennessee. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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