This picture was taken in 1864, during the Civil War. It shows a fortified bridge over the Cumberland river near Nashville, Tennessee. Perhaps similar to the bridge that Ambrose Bierce described in his story "An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge."
Fort Nashboro James Robertson Hotel Nashville, TN Description: Fort Nashboro, a reproduction of log fort built by James Robertson, founder of Nashville, in 1779. It is fiting that "The South's Finest" Apartment Hotel should be named after this famous pioneer. James Robertson Hotel Nashville, Tenn. Hotel rooms - suites apartments Fireproof - Modern soundproof - centrally located Elevator Service to Garage in Basement - Coffee Shop
Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, Nashville, TN....This historic church dates back to 1852. The building is renowned for its pure Gothic Architecture and harmony of proportions. It was designed by Wills & Dudley of New York in the style oif an English village church. The church was used as a powder magazine by the Union Army for several months during the Civil War. The tower was added in 1887. Today, it is on the National Registry of Historic Places.