December 19, 1862Here on a bitterly cold morning of December 19,1862, while General N.B. Forrest (C.S.A.) fought at Salem Cemetery seven miles southeast, Colonel G.G. Dibrell's 8th Tennessee Cavalry regiment was sent to interrupt Federal reinforcement from the north. Carroll Station was garrisoned by 101 soldiers from companies C and G of the 106th Illinois Infantry, all of whom were captured. Their stockade was burned and the railroad was heavily damaged. Dibrell rejoined Forrest near Spring Creek.
|Marker Number||4D 50|
|Placed By||Tennessee Historical Commission|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Tuesday, September 30th, 2014 at 2:50pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||16S E 335709 N 3954345|
|Decimal Degrees||35.71938333, -88.81635000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 35° 43.163', W 88° 48.981'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||35° 43' 9.78" N, 88° 48' 58.86" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 1700 Ashport Rd, Oakfield TN 38362, US|
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