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    Nashville.  Nashville, Tennessee was an important railroad hub that had fallen into Union hands earlier in the war.  It now served as one of the main supply depots and communication centers in the western theater.  By recapturing Nashville, Hood hoped to significantly delay Sherman's advance and destroy the portion of his army garrisoned in the city. 

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    Nashville.  Nashville, Tennessee was an important railroad hub that had fallen into Union hands earlier in the war.  It now served as one of the main supply depots and communication centers in the western theater.  By recapturing Nashville, Hood hoped to significantly delay Sherman's advance and destroy the portion of his army garrisoned in the city. 

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