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National Park Service

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National Battlefield Sites (1)

Brices Cross Roads National Battlefield Site, Mississippi

2680 Natchez Trace Parkway
Tupelo, MS 38804
Phone: (800) 305-7417
Description: 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.

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