Historic Markers Across Tennessee



Battle of Nashville - Confederate Position - Dec. 16, 1864



Marker ID: THC N2 1
Location: at the intersection of Granny White Pike and Sewanee Road, Nashville, TN
County: Davidson
Coordinates: N 36° 5.189    W 086° 48.226
  36.08648333    -86.80376666
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM412G
 



Text:

Battle of Nashville
Confederate Position
Dec. 16, 1864


Stewart's Corps, badly mauled during the first day, withdrew at night to a line extending eastward. Lee's Corps, forming the right wing, extended the line across the Franklin Pike. Cheatham's Corps, on Stewart's left, extended the line westward, and following the hills, curved south. Chalmers' Cavalry Division covered the left flank.

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