Historic Markers Across Tennessee



Battle of Nashville - Stewart's Line



Marker ID: NHC 
Location: on Lealand Ln between Battery Ln and Stonewall Dr., Nashville, TN
County: Davidson
Coordinates: N 36° 5.180    W 086° 47.469
  36.08633333    -86.79115
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: None
 



Text:

Loring’s division of Stewart’s Corps, Hood’s confederate Army of Tennessee, fought behind this stone wall Dec. 16, 1864. All Federal attacks were beaten back until the Confederate line was broken a mile to the west. The division retreated south through the hills toward Brentwood.


Notes:

Erected: 1975

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