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

Battle of Brice's Cross Roads

 
 
Memorial: Battle of Brice's Cross Roads or Tishimingo Creek. image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, January 1999
1. Memorial: Battle of Brice's Cross Roads or Tishimingo Creek.
Inscription.
In Memory
of the Men of the
Confederate
and the
Federal Armies
who took part in the
Battle of
Brice's Cross Roads
or Tishimingo Creek
June 10, 1864
which resulted in
a victory for the
Confederate forces
under Brigadier
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
Battle of Brice's Cross Roads Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 1991
2. Battle of Brice's Cross Roads Marker
this marker); 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
 
Battle of Brice's Cross Roads Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 1991
3. Battle of Brice's Cross Roads Marker
Battle of Brice's Cross Roads Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, November 30, 2008
4. Battle of Brice's Cross Roads Marker
View toward the Guntown Road image. Click for full size.
By David Graff, April 23, 2012
5. View toward the Guntown Road
From near the Soldiers' Monument looking southeast down the Guntown Road: Forrest's Confederate line converged on the Union-defended crossroads in a semi-circle with his left flank astride the Guntown Road.
Battle of Brice's Cross Roads Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, November 30, 2008
6. Battle of Brice's Cross Roads Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,883 times since then and 23 times this year. Last updated on , by David Graff of Halifax, Nova Scotia. Photos:   1. submitted on , by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.   2, 3. submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.   4. submitted on , by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee.   5. submitted on , by David Graff of Halifax, Nova Scotia.   6. submitted on , by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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