Historic Markers Across Tennessee

Battle of Nashville Confederate Line

Marker ID: NHC 89
Location: at the intersection of Woodmont Boulevard and Hopkins Street, Nashville, TN
County: Davidson
Coordinates: N 36° 6.818    W 086° 48.355
  36.11363333    -86.80591666
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: None


Trenches about 20 ft. N of this point, held by Loring's Division, were the center of the confederate main line before the Battle of Nashville. On Dec. 15, 1864, Redoubt No. 1, a key artillery salient 200 yds. NW, fired on Federal forces until overrun by General Wood's troops late in the day, when Confederates retreated toward Granny White Pike.

Erected 1992 by The Historical Commission of Metropolitan Nashville and Davidson County.


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