Battle of Nashville

Battle of Nashville (HM14WS)

Location: Brentwood, TN 37027 Davidson County
Country: United States of America

N 36° 3.056', W 86° 48.984'

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(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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HM NumberHM14WS
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Marker Number126
Year Placed2005
Placed ByThe Historical Commission of Metropolitan Nashville and Davidson County
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, October 10th, 2014 at 9:29pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 516536 N 3989613
Decimal Degrees36.05093333, -86.81640000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 3.056', W 86° 48.984'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 3' 3.36" N, 86° 48' 59.04" W
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Area Code(s)615
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1-81 Club Dr, Brentwood TN 37027, US
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