Jackson in Madison County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
Skirmish At Carroll Station
December 19, 1862
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 4D 50.)
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 December 19, 1898.
Location. 35° 43.163′ N, 88° 48.981′ W. Marker is in Jackson, Tennessee, in Madison County. Marker is at the intersection of Ashport Road and Cooper Anderson Road, on the right when traveling east on Ashport Road. Right by the train track. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Jackson TN 38305, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this In Memory Of Merry Boy (approx. 3.8 miles away); Union University (approx. 4.1 miles away); Reelfoot and Laughing Eyes (approx. 4.6 miles away); This Log Cabin was from Henderson County (approx. 4.6 miles away); Home of Casey Jones (approx. 4.7 miles away); Jackson (approx. 4.7 miles away); Carl Lee Perkins (approx. 4.7 miles away); First Presbyterian Church (approx. 5.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jackson.
Also see . . . Carroll Switch Station, Jackson, TN. In the 1960's and 70's, the Herman & Nellie Pickens grandchildren, myself included, played on these railroad tracks, found old bottles in the Carroll Switch Station saloon, old letters, etc. (Submitted on November 10, 2016, by Barry Pickens of Robstown, Texas.)
Credits. This page was last revised on November 11, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 2, 2010, by Russ Keltner of Milan, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 1,900 times since then and 89 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on October 2, 2010, by Russ Keltner of Milan, Tennessee. 2. submitted on February 4, 2012, by Ken Smith of Milan, Tennessee. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.