Defense by Ector's Brigade
— Dec. 15, 1864 —In position from here northward along high ground, Ector's Brigade of French's Confederate Division commanded by Col. Daniel Coleman, outposted the left of Hood's line. Attacked by the Federal XVI Corps, supported by artillery and part of the Cavalry Corps, it was overwhelmed. It withdrew southeast to Hillsboro Pike.
|Marker Number||N1 4|
|Placed By||Tennessee Historical Commission|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Friday, September 26th, 2014 at 10:26am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||16S E 513992 N 3998045|
|Decimal Degrees||36.12700000, -86.84450000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 36° 7.62', W 86° 50.67'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||36° 7' 37.20" N, 86° 50' 40.20" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 4279-4301 Harding Pike, Nashville TN 37205, US|
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