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Nolensville in Williamson County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Dewitt Smith Jobe

 
 
Dewitt Smith Jobe Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Gillard, December 12, 2019
1. Dewitt Smith Jobe Marker
Inscription.  A member of Coleman's Scouts, CSA, he was captured in a cornfield about 1½ mi. W., Aug. 29, 1864, by a patrol from the 115th Ohio Cav. Swallowing his dispatches, he was mutilated and tortured to make him reveal their contents. Refusing, he was dragged to death behind a galloping horse. He is buried in the family cemetery 6 mi. NE.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 3D 43.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission series list. A significant historical date for this entry is August 29, 1864.
 
Location. 35° 54.242′ N, 86° 39.917′ W. Marker is in Nolensville, Tennessee, in Williamson County. Marker is on Nolensville Road (U.S. 41A) 0.3 miles south of Big Oak Lane, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Nolensville TN 37135, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Wheeler's Raid Around Rosecrans (approx. 0.9 miles away); Ozburn Hollow (approx. 1.7
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miles away); Green Grove Primitive Baptist Church, Est. 1870 / (approx. 1.9 miles away); Triune Cemetery (approx. 2.7 miles away); Kings’ Chapel Cemetery / Major William Edmondson (approx. 2.8 miles away); Triune United Methodist Church (approx. 2.8 miles away); Kings' Chapel (approx. 3 miles away); Wilson Creek Primitive Baptist Church (approx. 3.2 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  A Martyr of War. (Submitted on December 13, 2019, by Tom Gillard of Tullahoma, Tennessee.)
 
Dewitt Smith Jobe Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Gillard, December 12, 2019
2. Dewitt Smith Jobe Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 27, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 12, 2019, by Tom Gillard of Tullahoma, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 358 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 12, 2019, by Tom Gillard of Tullahoma, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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