Historic Markers Across Tennessee

Federal Defenses

Marker ID: THC N 13
Location: 2600 West End Avenue, Nashville, TN
County: Davidson
Coordinates: N 36° 8.941    W 086° 48.842
  36.14901666    -86.81403333
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: None


Federal Defenses

The hill to the west was a strong point in the system of permanent Federal defenses, started in 1862, which extended to the river on both sides of town. Artillery was emplaced here from time to time.

Tennessee Historical Commission.


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