Historic Markers Across Tennessee



Battle of Nashville - XVI Corps Line of Departure - Dec. 15, 1864



Marker ID: THC N1 5
Location: West End Avenue, at Orleans Drive, Nashville, TN
County: Davidson
Coordinates: N 36° 8.366    W 086° 49.126
  36.13943333    -86.81876666
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: None
 



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Battle of Nashville
XVI Corps Line of Departure
Dec. 15, 1864


Supported by a division of Wilson's cavalry, AJ. Smith's Corps moved westward astride Harding Road, displacing Ector's Confederate Brigade from positions across the pike northward to the west of Richland Creek. This brigade outposted the Confederate left flank; the main line was along Hillsboro Pike.

Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission


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