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Pre-Civil War cased tintype of Col. William Shy, 20th Tennessee Infantry, CSA. Shy was killed at the Battle of Nashville on December 16, 1864, defending a hilltop position that now bears his name. Looking Back: The Civil War in Tennessee

Col. William Shy of the 20th tennessee infantry. killed on december 16, 1864 during the battle of Nashville. Shy's Hill where he was killed is named for him.

Cpl. Alex H. Lankford, 5th Tennessee Infantry. Slightly wounded at the battle of Murfreesboro and Captured at the Battle of Nashville on December 16, 1864.

Colonel Randal William McGavock of the 10th Tennessee Infantry. Killed at the battle of Raymond, Mississippi.

Slope of Shy's Hill - Battle of Nashville (Robert Shenk)

Battle Flag of the 14th Tennessee Infantry