Historic Markers Across Tennessee

Death of Gen. William P. Sanders

Marker ID: THC 1E 67
Location: U.S. 11, Kingston Pike in Nashville, TN
County: Knox
Coordinates: N 35° 57.076    W 083° 56.994
  35.95126666    -83.9499
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WMNFYK


Brig. Gen. William P. Sanders, using dismounted cavalry to hold off the Confederate advance from the west, was fatally wounded on this ridge, Nov. 18, 1863, dying the next day.