Music City Milestone: The History of Fort Negley

Posted at 8:19 PM, Feb 12, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-12 21:19:22-05

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — The African Americans of Fort Negley, though many forced into labor, turned it into an opportunity to pursue their freedom.

In the video above learn how Fort Negley was know as the biggest in-land fort during the civil war, but became so much more meaningful to African Americans.