Historic Markers Across Tennessee

Battle of Nashville - Cavalry Action - Dec. 15, 1864

Marker ID: THC N1 2
Location: Charlotte Avenue, between 33rd and 35th avenues, Nashville, TN
County: Davidson
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: None


Battle of Nashville
Cavalry Action
Dec. 15, 1864

The right of the main Federal defense line crossed Charlotte Pike here. In the opening phase of the battle, mounted and dismounted cavalry of Wilson's Corps moved out of the Federal works, supporting the advance of Smith's XVI Corps in a turning movement against the extreme left flank of the Confederate positions.

Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission


More information:
Wikipedia: Battle of Nashville
CWSAC Battle Summery: Battle of Nashville
Civil War Home: Battle of Nashville Official Records