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    Brices Cross Roads

    National Battlefield Site Mississippi

For Kids

The entire family may enjoy visiting the Brices Cross Roads National Battlefield Site, as well as walking the trails adjacent to the site. Children can collect Civil War Trading Cards, or complete the Junior Ranger program for the Natchez Trace Parkway.

Did You Know?

Black soldiers played a critical role in the Battle of Brices Cross Roads.

At the Battle of Brices Cross Roads, half of the 223 Union soldiers that were reported as killed belonged to Bouton's Brigade of United States Colored Troops. Most served in the 55th and 59th USCT.