Battle of Bean Station Civil War Burial SiteBean Station Cemetery Rd., Rutledge, TN 37861
"When 4,000 Union troops met Confederate forces in December 1863 at the Battle of Bean Station, it resulted in 1,600 casualties. This site honors those brave soldiers. The battleground at Bean Station is now under Cherokee Lake. Note the island just off shore, it is the ""Breastworks,"" an earthen fortification used during battle."