Near Baldwyn in Lee County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
where monument is
The battle scarred,
two-story house, with
its blood-stained floors
and walls was used by
wounded of both armies
to escape shot and shell
as the battle raged.
Erected by Act of the Legislature of
the State of Mississippi.
J.P. Coleman, Governor
Erected 1957 by State of Mississippi.
Location. 34° 30.344′ N, 88° 43.744′ W. Marker is near Baldwyn, Mississippi, in Lee County. Marker is at the intersection of Bethany Road (State Highway 370) and County Route 833, on the right when traveling south on Bethany Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Guntown MS 38849, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Bethany A.R.P. Church (a few steps from this marker); Battle of Brice's Cross Roads (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Battle of Brices Cross Roads (within shouting distance of this marker); General Sturgis' Supreme Effort (within shouting distance of this marker); Morton's Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); Tyler's Flanking Maneuver (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Federal's Second Battle Line (about 600 feet away); Brice's Cross Roads (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Baldwyn.
Also see . . . Brices Cross Roads National Battlefield Site. National Park Service (Submitted on September 26, 2015.)
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 26, 2015, by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 253 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on September 26, 2015, by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.