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

General Barteau's Flank Movement

 
 
General Barteau's Flank Movement Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Graff, April 23, 2012
1. General Barteau's Flank Movement Marker
The ridge is visible behind the marker.
Inscription. Along the ridge north-east, General Barteau's 2nd Tennessee flanked the Union forces, creating havoc among white and negro soldiers of General Sturgis' command.
 
Erected 1957 by State of Mississippi - J. P. Coleman, Governor.
 
Location. 34° 30.66′ N, 88° 43.972′ W. Marker is near Baldwyn, Mississippi, in Lee County. Marker is on Ripley Road (County Route 370) half a mile west of Bethany Road (County Route 370), on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is one of a pair at a pulloff near the Tishomingo Creek Bridge and at the entrance of a small park beside the creek. It is one-half mile northwest of the NPS acre at Brice's Crossroads. 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. Tishomingo Creek Bridge (here, next to this marker); Chief Tishomingo (within shouting distance of this marker); Union Wagon Train (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Tishomingo Creek Bridge (about 300 feet away); Terrain and Landscape (about 300 feet away); Spoils of War
General Barteau's Flank Movement Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, November 30, 2008
2. General Barteau's Flank Movement Marker
(about 300 feet away); Artillery at Log Cabin Ridge (about 400 feet away); Brice's Cross Roads (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Baldwyn.
 
More about this marker. This location is designated as part of Stop 7 of the Brice's Crossroads Auto Tour.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
General Barteau's Flank Movement image. Click for full size.
By David Graff, April 23, 2012
3. General Barteau's Flank Movement
Ridge overlooking Tishomingo Creek occupied by General Barteau's troops.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 18, 2012, by David Graff of Halifax, Nova Scotia. This page has been viewed 385 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on December 18, 2012, by David Graff of Halifax, Nova Scotia.   2. submitted on September 27, 2015, by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee.   3. submitted on December 18, 2012, by David Graff of Halifax, Nova Scotia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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