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
Waymark: WMNFYK
 



Text:

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.