Inscription. 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.
By Anthony Valentine, October 20, 2000
|1. Battle of Limestone Station Marker|
Erected 2000 by Anthony Valentine. (Marker Number 1A 113.)
Location. 36° 13.402′ N, 82° 38.032′ W. Marker is in Limestone, Tennessee, in Washington County. Marker is at the intersection of Davy Crockett Road and Old St. Rt. 34, on the right when traveling south on Davy Crockett Road. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Limestone TN 37681, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, as the crow flies. Crockett (approx. 1.8 miles away); The Real Likeness of David Crockett (approx. 1.9 miles away); Crockett’s Tennessee Westward Movement (approx. 1.9 miles away); Welcome to Davy Crockett Birthplace State Park (approx. 1.9 miles away); A Summary of the Life of Davy Crockett (approx. 1.9 miles away); Davy Crockett’s Birthplace (approx. 1.9 miles away); Edward Chalmers Huffaker (approx. 3.1 miles away); Ebenezer (approx. 3.1 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Limestone.
Also see . . . 100th Ohio Volunteer Infantry. History of the regiment. (Submitted on September 28, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Credits. This page originally submitted on September 23, 2009, by Anthony Valentine of Maumee, Ohio. This page has been viewed 834 times since then. Photo 1. submitted on September 23, 2009, by Anthony Valentine of Maumee, Ohio. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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