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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 (County Route 370) and Route 833, on the right when traveling west on Bethany Road. Touch 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 this marker);
Battle of Brice's Cross Roads Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 1991
2. Battle of Brice's Cross Roads 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 . . .
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 was last revised on February 22, 2017. This page originally submitted on June 17, 2008, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,949 times since then and 89 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.
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