(December 16, 1864)
— Assault on the Barricade —During the retreat from Nashville, Colonel Edmund Rucker's brigade attempted to block the Union pursuit by erecting a barricade of fence rails and logs across Granny White Pike, 1/2 mile south of this spot. During the ensuing night attack by Union cavalry, fierce hand-to-hand fighting took place until the position finally was overrun around midnight, with Rucker wounded and then captured.
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|Placed By||The Historical Commission of Metropolitan Nashville and Davidson County|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Friday, October 10th, 2014 at 9:29pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||16S E 516536 N 3989613|
|Decimal Degrees||36.05093333, -86.81640000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 36° 3.056', W 86° 48.984'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||36° 3' 3.36" N, 86° 48' 59.04" W|
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