Fort Negley
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member 1milehighwalker
N 36° 08.705 W 086° 46.473
16S E 520282 N 4000064
Quick Description: Fort Negley was involved in one of the last battles of the Civil War, the Battle of Nashville. This partially restored fort is located near downtown Nashville, TN.
Location: Tennessee, United States
Date Posted: 1/26/2007 7:36:41 PM
Waymark Code: WM1600
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Turtle3863
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Long Description:
The largest Union fort west of Washington,DC, Fort Negley was constructed in the fall and winter of 1862 and was completed on 7 December of that year. Captain James Morton chose the site and was the designer of the structure. Fort Negley, a polygonal copy of an old European design consumed 62,500 cubic feet of stone and 18,000 cubic yards of dirt; occupied 600 by 300 feet and 51 acres of St. Cloud Hill; rested some 620 feet above sea level. The Union Army abandoned the fort soon after 1867.
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