8,000 Federal infantry and cavalry, led by Gen. Samuel Sturgis, left Memphis on a dual mission to destroy Confederate supply lines and to engage Maj. Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest. It was here on June 10, 1864, that the Union army was forced to . . . — — Map (db m91178) HM
Flowering dogwood is a common small tree throughout the eastern United States from Maine and Michigan south to Texas and Florida.
Here the Natchez Trace passes through a small valley with an unusual stand of large dogwood trees.
An . . . — — Map (db m84765) HM
Near this site is the intersection of a local road between the county seats of Ripley (Tippah) and Fulton (Itawamba) and the wire road that connected the county seats of Jacinto (Tishomingo) and Pontotoc (Pontotoc). The community of Bethany, . . . — — Map (db m91176) HM
In 1832, this area ceded from the Chickasaw Nation to the United States by the Treaty of Pontotoc and became part of the State of Mississippi. According to the treaty, the land was surveyed and offered for sale by the Federal Government. The . . . — — Map (db m91177) HM
"Hit 'em on the e-e-end!"
As Nathan Bedford Forrest closed on the Union defenders at the critical intersection at Brice's Crossroads, he dispatched two companies of the Twelfth Kentucky under Captain Henry A. Tyler, along with his personal . . . — — Map (db m91216) HM