Historic Markers Across Tennessee

Jacks Creek

Marker ID: THC 4C 31
Location: At the intersection of TN 100 and TN 22, Jacks Creek, TN
County: Chester
Coordinates: N N 35° 28.284    W 088° 31.294
  35.4714    -88.52156666
Waymark: WM1PH5


The Jacks Creek community was settled in the 1820's in Henderson (now Chester) County. It furnished men to the 13th Infantry, 18th Newsome's and 21st Wilson's Calvary units. C.S.A., and was the site of a skirmish 1mi. N on Sept. 12,1863, and an all-day battle by 2,500 troops under Gen. Forrest 1mi. S on Dec, 23, 1863. It is the former home of J.M. Stone, Gov. of Miss.