• monumnent to the batle of tupelo, with a canon in the foreground

    Tupelo

    National Battlefield Mississippi

Directions

A map showing Tupelo, the Natchez Trace Parkway, Brices Cross Roads and Tupelo National Battlefield Sites.

Map showing Tupelo National Battlefield Site.

NPS

Tupelo National Battlefield (NB) is a one-acre monument located on Main Street, Tupelo, Mississippi. Main Street in Tupelo is also known as Highway 6 and Highway 278. Tupelo NB sits on the south side of Main Street on the west side of Tupelo. Exit off the Natchez Trace Parkway onto Highway 6 (near Milepost 260), head east, into Tupelo. Travel one mile east and find Tupelo NB on the right side of Main Street. There is limited parking available adjacent to the monument.

Did You Know?

Nathan Bedford Forrest was hated, feared, and respected by many of his adversaries.

The July 14-15, 1864 Battle of Tupelo was the last time that Confederate General Nathan Bedford Forrest's famed cavalry corps fought Union infantry during the Civil War.