Winning the Battle, Losing the War

The Confederate victory at Brices Cross Roads was a significant victory for Major General Nathan Bedford Forrest, but its long term effect on the war proved costly for the Confederates. Brices Cross Roads is an excellent example of winning the battle, but losing the war.

rows of white gravestones mark where confederate soldiers who died in the battle are buried

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There is more to Brices Cross Roads than just the monument site.

Last updated: February 17, 2016

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Tupelo, MS 38804

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