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Near Baldwyn in Lee County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

Tishomingo Creek Bridge

 
 
Tishomingo Creek Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Graff, April 23, 2012
1. Tishomingo Creek Bridge Marker
Inscription. Retreating wagons blocked bridge. General Forrest captured 200 Wagons, 14 pieces of artillery and hundreds of men. Artillery fire from the Crossroads killed hundreds of Federals here.
 
Erected 1957 by State of Mississippi - J. P. Coleman, Governor.
 
Location. 34° 30.661′ N, 88° 43.974′ W. Marker is near Baldwyn, Mississippi, in Lee County. Marker is on Ripley Road (County Route 370) half a mile west of Bethany Road (County Route 370), on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is one of a pair at a pulloff near the Tishomingo Creek Bridge and at the entrance to a small park along Tishomingo Creek. It is half a mile northwest of the NPS acre at Brice's Crossroads. Marker is in this post office area: Baldwyn MS 38824, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. General Barteau's Flank Movement (here, next to this marker); Chief Tishomingo (within shouting distance of this marker); Union Wagon Train (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Tishomingo Creek Bridge (about 300 feet away); Spoils of War (about
Tishomingo Creek Bridges image. Click for full size.
By David Graff, April 23, 2012
2. Tishomingo Creek Bridges
Panorama looking west with the modern bridge ahead and a replica civil war-era bridge in the park to the right. The replica bridge is at the bridge location described by the marker.
300 feet away); Terrain and Landscape (about 300 feet away); Artillery at Log Cabin Ridge (about 400 feet away); Brice's Cross Roads (about 500 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Baldwyn.
 
More about this marker. This marker is designated as part of Stop 7 of the Brice's Road Auto Tour.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Tishomingo Creek Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, November 30, 2008
3. Tishomingo Creek Bridge Marker
Tishomingo Creek Bridge (modern) image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, November 30, 2008
4. Tishomingo Creek Bridge (modern)
Tishomingo Creek Bridge Terrain image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, November 30, 2008
5. Tishomingo Creek Bridge Terrain
Tishomingo Creek Bridge Terrain image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, November 30, 2008
6. Tishomingo Creek Bridge Terrain
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by David Graff of Halifax, Nova Scotia. This page has been viewed 313 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by David Graff of Halifax, Nova Scotia.   3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on , by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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