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Battle of Nashville Timeline (December 15th - 16th, 1864)


The Battle of Nashville was a needed victory for the Confederacy as 1864 came to an end - however the Union claimed the battle and Confederate losses were heavy.

There are a total of (3) Battle of Nashville Timeline (December 15th - 16th, 1864) events in the CivilWarTimeline.net database. Entries are listed below by date-of-occurrence ascending (first-to-last). Other leading and trailing events are also included for perspective.

By-the-Numbers (Union Victory)
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Union Command: George H. Thomas
Union Army: Army of the Cumberland
Union Strength: 55,000
Union Casualties: 3,061

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Confederate Command: John Bell Hood
Confederate Army: Army of Tennessee
Confederate Strength: 30,000
Confederate Casualties: 6,000
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