Battle of Nashville

Battle of Nashville (HM1039)

Location: Nashville, TN 37215 Davidson County
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Country: United States of America
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N 36° 5.269', W 86° 48.481'

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Shy's Hill

On this hill was fought the decisive encounter of the Battle of Nashville December 16, 1864. At 4:15 P.M. a Federal assault at the angle on top of the hill broke the Confederate line. Col. W. M. Shy 20th Tenn. Inf. was killed and Gen. T. B. Smith was captured. The Confederates retreated over the Overton Hills to the Franklin Pike
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HM NumberHM1039
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Marker Number5
Year Placed1967
Placed ByThe Historical Commission of Metropolitan Nashville and Davidson County
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, October 20th, 2014 at 1:37am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 517283 N 3993705
Decimal Degrees36.08781667, -86.80801667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 5.269', W 86° 48.481'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 5' 16.14" N, 86° 48' 28.86" W
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Area Code(s)615
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 4613-4619 Benton Smith Rd, Nashville TN 37215, US
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