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Your Guide to Brices Cross Roads National Battlefield Site

Take a trip to Brices Cross Roads National Battlefield Site. This guide includes hours, weather, fees, maps, and directions. Make a copy and use it for yourself!

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Overview

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.

Directions

Brices Cross Roads National Battlefield Site can be found 15 miles north of Tupelo, Mississippi. Exit U.S. Highway 45 onto Mississippi 370, in Baldwyn, Mississippi. The battlefield is located 6 miles west of Baldwyn, on Mississippi 370. Visitors may also consider visiting the Mississippi's Final Stands Interpretive Center in Baldwyn. Exit U.S. Highway 45 at Mississippi 370 and turn east. Take the first right off of Highway 370 to the interpretive center.

GPS: lat:34.50611958, long:-88.72889343

Physical address: 260 Bethany Rd, Guntown, MS, 38849

Mailing address: 2680 Natchez Trace Parkway, Tupelo, MS, 38804

Fees

Brice's Cross Roads National Battlefield Site is free. The Mississippi’s Last Stands Visitor and Interpretive Center is open 9 a.m. -5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. Admission is $5 for adults and $2 for children under 12 years old. Group rates are available.

Weather

Mississippi is classified as a humid subtropical climate, the weather ranges from mild winters to hot summers with high humidity between May and September.

Average high temperatures reach into the high 80's in summer, and into the high 40's in winter.

Check local forecasts to plan your trip.

Contact Information

Phone: 18003057417

Hours for Brices Crossroads National Battlefield Site

The grounds of the Brices Cross Roads National Battlefield Site are open sunrise to sunset everyday of the year. View closures: https://www.nps.gov/brcr/planyourvisit/hours.htm

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