Brice's Crossroads National Battlefield Site


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Brice's Crossroads National Battlefield Site

Address:2680 Natchez Trace Pkwy
Tupelo, MS 38804

Phone:662-680-4025
Fax:662-680-4033
Phone:800-305-7417
Web: www.nps.gov/brcr/
Size: 1 acre.
Established: Established on February 21, 1929; transferred from War Department on August 10, 1933.
Location:6 miles west of Baldwyn on US 45 and MS 370.
Facilities:Exhibit.
Activities:Self-guided walks. Park interpreters are located at the Tupelo visitor center of the Natchez Trace Parkway (see separate entry for description).
Special Features:The Confederate cavalry under the leadership of Major General Nathan Bedford Forrest defeated a much larger Union column under Brigadier General Samuel Sturgis at Brices Cross Roads on June 10, 1864.

See other parks in Mississippi.
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