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Jacks Creek in Chester County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Jacks Creek

 
 
Jacks Creek Marker image. Click for full size.
By Phillip Knecht, June 27, 2015
1. Jacks Creek Marker
Inscription. The Jacks Creek community was settled in the 1820s 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 1 mi. N on Sept. 12, 1863, and an all-day battle by 2,500 troops under Gen. Forrest 1 mi. S on Dec. 23, 1863. It is the former home of J.M. Stone, Gov. of Miss.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 4C 31.)
 
Location. 35° 28.285′ N, 88° 31.293′ W. Marker is in Jacks Creek, Tennessee, in Chester County. Marker is at the intersection of State Highway 100 and State Route 22, on the right when traveling east on State Highway 100. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 7185 Hwy 100, Jacks Creek TN 38347, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 7 other markers are within 15 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Cox's Raid (approx. 6.9 miles away); Freed-Hardeman College (approx. 7 miles away); Mills Darden (approx. 9.2 miles away); Mark Perrin Lowrey (approx. 10.6 miles away); Pinson Mounds (approx. 11.2 miles away); Battle for Lexington (approx. 14.2 miles away); Forrest's Raid (approx. 14.6 miles away).
 
Categories. Settlements & SettlersWar, US Civil
 
Jacks Creek Marker image. Click for full size.
By Phillip Knecht, June 27, 2015
2. Jacks Creek Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Phillip Knecht of Holly Springs, Mississippi. This page has been viewed 213 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Phillip Knecht of Holly Springs, Mississippi. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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