About Fort Negley
Fortifications, Historic, Interesting Places, Other Fortifications
Fort Negley was a fortification built by Union troops after the capture of Nashville, Tennessee during the American Civil War, located approximately 2 miles (3.2 km) south of the city center. It was the largest inland fort built in the United States during the war. It was a meeting place for the Ku Klux Klan during the Reconstruction Era.