Battle of Nashville

Battle of Nashville (HM1025)

Location: Nashville, TN 37220 Davidson County
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N 36° 5.289', W 86° 48.204'

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Smith's Assault

— Dec. 16, 1864 —

The Federal XVI Corps attacked southward along this road. After violent artillery bombardment, McArthur's Division took the hill to the west about 4:00 p.m., precipitating the rout of Hood's Army. This hill is named for Col. W. M. Shy, 20th Tenn. Inf., killed in the desperate defense which he commanded.
HM NumberHM1025
Marker NumberN2 2
Placed ByTennessee Historical Commission
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Date Added Monday, September 1st, 2014 at 11:36pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 517699 N 3993743
Decimal Degrees36.08815000, -86.80340000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 5.289', W 86° 48.204'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 5' 17.34" N, 86° 48' 12.24" W
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Area Code(s)615
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 4635-4657 Granny White Pike, Nashville TN 37220, US
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