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Tupelo National Battlefield

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Nearly Forgotten Battle and Lost Battlefield

After Maj. Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest soundly defeated Brig. Gen. Samuel Sturgis at Brices Cross... read more

Reviewed 27 November 2018
Steve1362
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Avon, Ohio
A city park

This is nothing more than a small city park.While the information is important the memorial itself... read more

Reviewed 2 November 2018
BuRickJr44
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Fortville, Indiana
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2680 Natchez Trace Pkwy, Tupelo, MS 38804-9715
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We wandered off of the Trace and found this - very small and very important to hold onto our history, both local and national. We parked, walked around, read the stones and kept going. Cute little town in a part of the country we don't...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Jim R
Reviewed 12 January 2019

Drove around the battlefield stopping regularly. Very good signage throughout with excellent descriptions of the battles.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank 798rosieh
Reviewed 27 November 2018

After Maj. Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest soundly defeated Brig. Gen. Samuel Sturgis at Brices Cross Roads, Maj. Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman sent Maj. Gen. A.J. Smith into northern Mississippi to pursue and defeat Forrest in order to ensure the safety of his railroad supply line...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Steve1362
Reviewed 2 November 2018

This is nothing more than a small city park.While the information is important the memorial itself was something left to be desired.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank BuRickJr44
Reviewed 27 May 2018

You can get your passport stamped for all three of the National Historic Sights in upper Mississippi at the Natchez Trace Parkway NHP

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank DPenn_11
Reviewed 10 May 2018 via mobile

We had to visit Brice Cross Roads Battlefield to better understand the battle of Tupelo. Both are important sites and this one is right in town on Main St so if you’re visiting Tupelo you should visit. Lots of trees, 2 cannons, Confederate grave sites...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank donnav233
Reviewed 10 May 2018

We were informed by the educator at the Interpretive Center the this battlefield could be found in Tupelo, Mississippi. We found the site as we were exploring the city of Tupelo. I did not know that a Civil War battle had occurred in Tupelo until...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank CathyP1953
Reviewed 4 March 2018

We went around town on memorial day to pay our respects and found this memorial but other then what you see in this picture there is nothing else. So it is a good place to take a picture but not much else. Kill Roy was...More

Date of experience: September 2017
4  Thank Brian P
Reviewed 24 February 2018

This is a very small piece of land that has been set up to preserve the Tupelo Battlefield. It takes less than 15 minutes to see the whole thing. I wouldn't go out of my way to visit here, but if you're in Tupelo, its...More

Date of experience: June 2017
4  Thank Brooklet425
Reviewed 18 November 2017

As an international visitor, have an interest in seeing such sites wherever in the States, this is one of the lesser ones. Easy to see as I was in town to see Elvis birth place, so it didn't need a special trip but it adds...More

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank RonWamberal
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