Belle Meade and Union OccupationWilliam Giles Harding, the owner of Belle Meade Plantation, was an ardent Confederate supporter who provided thousands of dollars to help arm Tennessee's Confederate forces. He served on the state's Military Armaments Committee. In March 1862, he helped Col. Nathan B. Forrest during the evacuation of Nashville by sending 30 wagons of munitions south.
|Series||This marker is part of the Tennessee: Tennessee Civil War Trails series|
|Placed By||Tennessee Civil War Trails|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Tuesday, September 16th, 2014 at 8:55am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||16S E 512204 N 3995787|
|Decimal Degrees||36.10666667, -86.86440000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 36° 6.4', W 86° 51.864'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||36° 6' 24.00" N, 86° 51' 51.84" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 100 Bellevue Dr W, Nashville TN 37205, US|
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