Baldwyn in Lee County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
Battle of Brice's Cross Roads
of the Men of the
who took part in the
Brice's Cross Roads
or Tishimingo Creek
June 10, 1864
which resulted in
a victory for the
General N. B. Forrest
Erected by The State of Mississippi.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Battlefield Trails - Civil War marker series.
Location. 34° 30.366′ N, 88° 43.716′ W. Marker is in Baldwyn, Mississippi, in Lee County. Marker is at the intersection of Bethany Road (Mississippi Route 370) and County Route 833, on the right when traveling west on Bethany Road. Click for map. This marker is at the Brices Cross Roads National Battlefield Site, approximately 15 miles north of Tupelo, Mississippi, on MS 370, off U.S. Highway 45. 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. A different marker also named Battle of Brices Cross Roads (here, next to this marker); General Sturgis' Supreme Effort (here, next to this marker); Brice Home (within shouting distance of Bethany A.R.P. Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Federal's Second Battle Line (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Morton's Battery (about 400 feet away); Tyler's Flanking Maneuver (about 600 feet away); Brice's Cross Roads (about 600 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Baldwyn.
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Battle of Brices Cross Roads by markers.
Also see . . .
1. Brice's Cross Roads. National Park Service site. (Submitted on June 17, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
2. Freedom Fighters (USCT) in the Battle of Brice's Cross Roads, MS. (Submitted on June 17, 2008, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
Additional keywords. USCT, U.S. Colored Troops
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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