“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Limestone in Washington County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)

Battle of Limestone Station

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By Anthony Valentine, October 20, 2000
1. Battle of Limestone Station Marker

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, numerous wounded, and over 250 captured. Of this number, 85 died in Confederate prisons. Confederate losses were not reported.
Erected 2000 by Anthony Valentine. (Marker Number 1A 113.)
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 month for this entry is September 1854.
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. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Limestone TN 37681, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Washington County / Greene County (approx. ¾ mile away); David Crockett (approx.
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By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, October 11, 2020
2. Battle of Limestone Station Marker
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1.2 miles away); Unionist Stronghold (approx. 1.6 miles away); Eye-Witness to a Near Tragedy (approx. 1.7 miles away); 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). Touch for a list and map 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 was last revised on October 19, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 23, 2009, by Anthony Valentine of Maumee, Ohio. This page has been viewed 1,785 times since then and 69 times this year. Last updated on May 11, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. Photos:   1. submitted on September 23, 2009, by Anthony Valentine of Maumee, Ohio.   2. submitted on October 18, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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