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    Brices Cross Roads

    National Battlefield Site Mississippi

Things To Know Before You Come

The Eagle atop the Brices Cross Roads National Battlefield Site Memorial.

The eagle stands tall atop the Brices Cross Roads National Battlefield Site Memorial.

NPS

Brices Cross Roads National Battlefield Site and Tupelo National Battlefield are designated units of the National Park Service. However, they are one-acre sites that are not staffed and visits are self-guiding. Both sites are administered by the Natchez Trace Parkway and questions and concerns should be directed there 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.