On this date in 1864, the Battle of Bric

On this date in 1864, the Battle of Brices Cross Roads was fought near Baldwyn, Mississippi. ‪#‎Union‬ Brig. Gen. Samuel D. Sturgis’ forces, which nearly doubled that of the ‪#‎Confederates‬, were routed by Maj. Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest. In 1996, the Brices Cross Roads National Battlefield Commission received an ‪#‎ABPP‬ grant to develop a conceptual interpretive site plan for the battlefield. ‪#‎CivilWar‬ ‪#‎MS‬ http://ow.ly/Oc7wU