Historic Markers Across Tennessee



Battle of Nashville - Steedman's Position - Dec. 15, 1864



Marker ID: THC N1 20
Location: Lafayette Street, at Claiborne Street, Nashville, TN
County: Davidson
Coordinates: N 36° 8.916    W 086° 45.680
  36.1486    -86.76133333
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: None
 



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Battle of Nashville
Steedman's Position
Dec. 15, 1864


The left of the Federal main defensive line rested on the Cumberland River north of here, extending southeast to the Murfreesboro Pike. From this line, Steedman's Provisional Detachment of six brigades made the secondary attack against the Confederate right. Thomas's main attack was delivered against the Confederate left.

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