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

Federal's Second Battle Line

 
 
Federals Second Battle Line Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, November 30, 2008
1. Federals Second Battle Line Marker
Inscription.
Federal's
Second Battle Line

General Sturis was able to use
his infantry here for the first
time in the battle. General Forrest
had beaten the Union Cavalry
before the infantry reached the
battlefield. Infantry and cavalry
formed this line.

Infantry Units
Engaged in This Line

95th Ohio, 113th Illinois, 120th
Missouri, 109th Illinois, 35th
Illinois, 81st Illinois, 114th Illinois
93rd Indiana and 9th Minnesota.

Cavalry Units
Engaged in This Line

General Sturgis' personal escort
The 19th Pennsylvania blocking the
Baldwyn Road, 3rd Iowa Battalion
and 4th Iowa.

Erected by Act of Legislature of
The State of Mississippi
J.P. Coleman, Governor
1957

 
Erected 1957 by State of Mississippi.
 
Location. 34° 30.411′ N, 88° 43.656′ W. Marker is near Baldwyn, Mississippi, in Lee County. Marker is on Bethany Road (State Highway 370) 0.1 miles east of County Route 833, on the left when traveling east. Click for map. 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
Federals Second Battle Line Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, November 30, 2008
2. Federals Second Battle Line Marker
. Brice's Cross Roads (within shouting distance of this marker); General Sturgis' Supreme Effort (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Battle of Brices Cross Roads (about 400 feet away); a different marker also named Battle of Brice's Cross Roads (about 400 feet away); Brice Home (about 600 feet away); Bethany A.R.P. Church (about 600 feet away); Morton's Battery (approx. 0.2 miles away); Confederate's Second Battle Line (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Baldwyn.
 
Also see . . .  Brices Cross Roads National Battlefield Site. National Park Service (Submitted on September 28, 2015.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Federals Second Battle Line Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, November 30, 2008
3. Federals Second Battle Line Marker
Federals Second Battle Line Marker View toward the Crossroads image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, November 30, 2008
4. Federals Second Battle Line Marker View toward the Crossroads
Cemetery at right, graves of Confederate soldiers who died at the Battle of Brice's Crossroads.
Brice's Cross Roads Confederate Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, November 30, 2008
5. Brice's Cross Roads Confederate Cemetery
Brice's Cross Roads Confederate Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, November 30, 2008
6. Brice's Cross Roads Confederate Cemetery
Base of Flag
Brice's Cross Roads Confederate Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, November 30, 2008
7. Brice's Cross Roads Confederate Cemetery
Many Unknown Confederates are buried here.
Brice's Cross Roads Confederate Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, November 30, 2008
8. Brice's Cross Roads Confederate Cemetery
Other known Confederate soldier. Pvt, Robert Adam West, Co G, 2 Miss Inf., CSA, 1830-1903
Brice's Cross Roads Confederate Cemtery image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, November 30, 2008
9. Brice's Cross Roads Confederate Cemtery
Follow the sign to reach the graves.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 199 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9. submitted on , by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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