Friday, September 4, 2009

Brice's Crossroads National Battlefield

"So you're the little woman that wrote the book that made this great war" - Abraham Lincoln upon meeting Harriet Beecher Stowe.>

On June 10, 1864, Nathan Bedford Forrest and his Confederate Army met General Samuel Sturgis and his Union Troops at Brice's Crossroads. While the battle was a success for the Confederate Army, it did divert the them away from their supply line and would eventually contribute to their defeat.
Brice's Crossroads is located near Baldwyn, MS about 20 minutes from Tupelo, MS. For more information on Brice's Crossroads please visit