6/13/2014 - 6/15/2014 |
8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Brice's Crossroads Battlefield, Baldwyn, MS
CONTACT: Edwina Carpenter PHONE: 662.365.3969
150th Anniversary of the Battles of Brice's Crossroads, Tupelo, and Harrisburg
This three-day reenactment of the Battle of Brice's Crossroads and Tupelo/Harrisburg will feature Union and Confederate re-enactors portraying the events surrounding one of Major General Nathan Bedford Forrest's (CSA) tactical victories. However, during the Battle of Brice's Crossroads and the Battle of Tupelo, Union forces successfully protected Major General's William T. Sherman's critical supply line during his march to the sea in 1864. Efforts by the United States Colored Troops (USCT) were critical to the success of Union effort in keeping Confederate forces at bay.
Learn more at http://www.civilwar.org/