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.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Battlefield Trails - Civil War series list. A significant historical date for this entry is June 10, 1864.
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 (County Route 370) and Route 833, on the right when traveling west on Bethany Road. 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. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Baldwyn MS 38824, United States of America. Touch for directions.
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 General Sturgis' Supreme Effort (here, next to this marker); Brice Home (within shouting distance of 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). Touch for a list and map 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 markers.
Also see . . . Brice's Cross Roads. National Park Service site. (Submitted on June 17, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Additional keywords. USCT, U.S. Colored Troops
Credits. This page was last revised on October 5, 2020. It was originally submitted on June 17, 2008, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. This page has been viewed 2,437 times since then and 63 times this year. Last updated on March 7, 2014, by David Graff of Halifax, Nova Scotia. Photos: 1. submitted on June 17, 2008, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. 2, 3. submitted on June 17, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. 4. submitted on September 25, 2015, by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee. 5. submitted on October 31, 2012, by David Graff of Halifax, Nova Scotia. 6. submitted on September 25, 2015, by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.