Nashville, Tenn.


Nashville, Tenn. Hospital for Federal officers (Literary Department, University of Nashville; later Lindsley Hall, Peabody Normal College). LOC Summary: Photograph of the War in the West. These photographs are of Hood before Nashville. Continuing his policy of the offensive at any cost, Gen. John B. Hood brought his reduced army before the defenses of Nashville, where it was overthrown by Gen. George H. Thomas on December 15-16, in the most complete victory of the war. If the date borne on this photograph is correct, it was taken in the course of the battle. Date Created/Published: 1864. Pic of the American Civil War provided by LOC. Original medium: 1 negative (2 plates) : glass, stereograph, wet collodion.