Historic Markers Across Tennessee



Battle of Nashville - Lumsden's Defense - Dec. 15, 1864



Marker ID: THC N1 7
Location: TN 106, at Hobbs Road, Nashville, TN
County: Davidson
Coordinates: N 36° 06.047    W 086° 49.146
  36.10078333    -86.8191
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM4CW7
 



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Battle of Nashville
Lumsden's Defense
Dec. 15, 1864


0.3 mile west was Redoubt No.4 in Hood's detached supporting works. Garrisoned by Lumsden's Battery of smoothbore Napoleons, supported by 100 men of the 29th Alabama Infantry under Capt. Foster, it was finally overrun by the assault of 12 infantry and 4 dismounted cavalry regiments, supported by four Federal batteries.

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