• the monument with a cannon on each side

    Brices Cross Roads

    National Battlefield Site Mississippi

Directions

Brices Cross Roads National Battlefield Site is located about 15 miles north of Tupelo, Mississippi.

Brices Cross Roads National Battlefield Site is located 6 miles west of Baldwyn, Mississippi and U.S. Highway 45.

NPS

Brices Cross Roads National Battlefield Site can be found 15 miles north of Tupelo, Mississippi. To get there, exit off of U.S. Highway 45 onto Rt. 370, in Baldwyn, Mississippi. The battlefield is located 6 miles west of Baldwyn, on Rt. 370. Visitors should also consider visiting the Brice's Crossroads Visitor and Interpretive Center in Baldwyn. To get there, exit U.S. 45 at Rt. 370 and turn east. Take the first right off of Rt. 370 to the center. (You may notice the center as the brick building with more than a dozen flagpoles). For more information, contact the Natchez Trace Parkway Visitor Center in Tupelo, at 1-800-305-7417.

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.