Historic Markers Across Tennessee

Battle of Nashville - Federal Main Line

Marker ID: NHC 
Location: 4515 Shy’s Hill Road, Nashville, TN
County: Davidson
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: None


On Dec., 16, 1864, the Federal 16th Corps under Gen. A.J. Smith joined the 23rd Corps under John M. Schofield at this point.  From this line at about 4:00 p.m. the 1st Brigade of Gen. John McArthur’s 1st Div. launched the assault that broke the confederate line at the salient on Shy’s Hill to the south which resulted in the rout of Hood’s Army.


Erected: 1975

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