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