Historians: Garry Adelman/Sam Smith
Description: (Moderate Walking) Nashville: The Center of the Storm will explore the Civil War history of Nashville, Tennessee. The morning’s portion will survey the State Capitol, Fort Negley, and other sites significant to the Union occupation of Nashville, from 1862-1865. In the afternoon, we will delve into the details of the bloody days of December 15-16, 1864, and visit key portions of the Nashville Battlefield, including Granbury’s Lunette, Redoubt No. 1, and Shy’s Hill. Throughout the tour, we will extensively utilize primary source accounts and photographs in order to more closely connect to the city in crisis.