What did Nashville look like in the Civil War? Authentic photos

More Civil War-time pictures of Nashville. Pictures attributed to NYHS – the New York Historical Society – are part of the Historical Treasures collection.

This view shows several houses and sheds in from the Capitol building.


Federal camps and civilians observing activity related to the Battle of Nashville from the front of the State House.

Scene overlooking the field of the Battle of Nashville, December 15-16, 1864.

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