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Battle of Nashville

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Steps of the Capitol in Nashville, showing the covered guns of battle.  In the vista beyond, we see the city of Nashville.

African-Americans fought on the side of the Union in this battle in which eight such regiments played an important part.  Confederate forces were defeated in Nashville by the Union's Army of the Cumberland.

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Media Credits

Photograph by George N. Barnard, 1864.  Image online, courtesy American Memory Collection at the Library of Congress.

Referenced information from the Library of Congress "Day in History" for December 16.

 

 

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