Historic Markers Across Tennessee

Battle of Nashville - Federal Defenses

Marker ID: THC N1 3
Location: intersection of 27th Avenue North and Parthenon Avenue, Nashville, TN
County: Davidson
Coordinates: N 36° 8.931    W 086° 48.834
  36.14885    -86.8139
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM8V0


Battle of Nashville
Federal Defenses

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


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