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

    Tupelo

    National Battlefield Mississippi

Plan Your Visit

Tupelo National Battlefield is located on Miss. Hwy. 6 (Main St.) in Tupelo, Mississippi.

Tupelo National Battlefield is a one-acre site located on Hwy. 6 (Main St.) in Tupelo, Mississippi.

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Tupelo National Battlefield is administered by the Natchez Trace Parkway. Questions or concerns that you have regarding Tupelo National Battlefield should be directed to the Natchez Trace Parkway at 1-800-305-7417.

Because there are no visitor facilities at the battlefield, consider visiting the Natchez Trace Parkway Visitor Center located along the Parkway at Milepost 266 near the intersection of Highway 145 (Glouster St.) and the Parkway. The Visitor Center is open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Central Time) every day except December 25. The Visitor Center has literature and information about the battle. For more information, or to receive a brochure about the battle, call the Visitor Center at 800-305-7417.

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.