Historic Markers Across Tennessee

Battle of Limestone Station

Marker ID: THC 1A 113
Location: at the intersection of Davy Crockett Road and Old St. Rt. 34, Limestone, TN
County: Washington
Coordinates: N 36° 13.402    W 082° 38.032
  36.22336666    -82.63386666
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM6QNP


At a bridge here on September 8, 1863, the 100th Regiment Ohio volunteer infantry engaged more than 1000 of General Alfred E. Jackson's men in a short skirmish. Out of ammunition and surrounded the 100th was forced to surrender. Union casualties were 6 dead and numerous wounded and over 250 captured. Of this number 85 died in Confederate prisons. Confederate losses were not reported.

Erected 2000 by Anthony Valentine.