Nashville, Tennessee Railroad yard and depot with locomotives; the Capitol in distance

[Nashville, Tennessee  Railroad

[Nashville, Tennessee Railroad yard and depot with locomotives; the Capitol in distance]

Here for your browsing pleasure is an imposing photo of [Nashville, Tennessee Railroad yard and depot with locomotives; the Capitol in distance]. It was made in 1864 by Barnard, George N., 1819-1902.

The illustration documents 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.

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