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

Federal Defenses

 
 
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By Denise Boose, July 11, 2012
1. Federal Defenses Marker
Inscription. The hill to the west was a strong point in the system of permanent Federal defenses, started in 1862, which extended to the river on both sides of town. Artillery was emplaced here from time to time.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number N-13.)
 
Location. 36° 8.941′ N, 86° 48.842′ W. Marker is in Nashville, Tennessee, in Davidson County. Marker is on West End Avenue, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. This marker is right across the street of the rear of The Parthenon. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2600 West End Avenue, Nashville TN 37203, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Battle of Nashville (was a few steps from this marker but has been reported missing. ); The Parthenon (within shouting distance of this marker); John W. Thomas (within shouting distance of this marker); The Nashville Parthenon (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); United Nations Visit To Nashville (about 600 feet away); Major Wilbur Fisk Foster (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lieutenant James Simmons Timothy (approx. 0.2 miles away); Founding of Altrusa International (approx. mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Nashville.
 
Categories. LandmarksWar, US Civil
 
Federal Defenses Marker image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, July 11, 2012
2. Federal Defenses Marker
Federal Defenses Marker image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, July 11, 2012
3. Federal Defenses Marker
Federal Defenses Marker image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, July 11, 2012
4. Federal Defenses Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 20, 2012, by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California. This page has been viewed 432 times since then and 34 times this year. Last updated on December 17, 2012, by Byron Hooks of Sandy Springs, Georgia. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 20, 2012, by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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