Near Baldwyn in Lee County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
Confederate's Second Battle Line
Confederate Units Forming this Line
Warren's and Williams' Battalions; 4th Alabama; Moreland's 7th Kentucky; 12th Kentucky; Morton's and Rice's Batteries; 7th Tennessee; 18th Mississippi; 16th Tennessee; 15th Tennessee; 19th Tennessee; 8th Mississippi; General Forrest's Escort and Co's A and C of 12th Kentucky.
Erected 1957 by State of Mississippi, J. P. Coleman, Governor.
Location. 34° 30.486′ N, 88° 43.49′ W. Marker is near Baldwyn, Mississippi, in Lee County. Marker is on Bethany Road (County Route 370) 0.3 miles west of Guntown/Ripley Road (County Route 370), on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is on a pulloff designated Stop 4 of the Brice's Road Auto Tour. 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. Battle of Brice's Cross Roads, MS (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Tippah, Tishomingo, Pontotoc, Itawamba Intersection Treaty of Pontotoc (about 400 feet away); Brice's Cross Roads (about 600 feet away); a different marker also named Brice's Cross Roads (approx. 0.2 miles away); Federal Cavalry and Artillery Formed First Battle Line Here (approx. 0.2 miles away); Federal's Second Battle Line (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Brice's Cross Roads (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Baldwyn.
More about this marker. Across the road from the marker, a walking trail can be seen in Porter's Field.
Additional keywords. Brices Crossroads, Tishomingo
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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