Historic Markers Across Tennessee



Battle of Nashville - Confederate Defenses - Dec. 15, 1864



Marker ID: THC N1 14
Location: is at the intersection of Granny White Pike and Shackleford Road, Nashville, TN
County: Davidson
Coordinates: N 36° 6.077    W 086° 48.025
  36.10128333    -86.80041666
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM414V
 



Text:

Battle of Nashville
Confederate Defenses
Dec. 15, 1864


After being outflanked by the advance of the Federal XVI Corps (Smith), Loring and Walthall put their divisions in a defensive line west of this road, facing westward. Here, their determined defense brought Federal advances against the Confederate left to a close for the day.

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