Major General Nathan Bedford Forrest won a major victory for the Confederacy at this site in 1864. Monuments and interpretive panels were erected by the National Park Service. Living history programs and reenactments are often held here. A nearby visitors center is operated by the City of Baldwyn. Exhibits include artifacts, displays, and a model of the battlefield.
Location: Battlefield site is 15 miles north of Tupelo. Exit off U.S. Highway 45 onto Route 370 in Baldwyn. Proceed six miles west of Baldwyn. Open daily sunrise to sunset. For site, call: 800-305-7417. nps.gov/brcr/
Visitors and Interpretive Center is located five miles from the site. Exit U. S. 45 at Route 370 and turning east. Open Tuesday—Saturday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. For Visitors and Interpretive Center, call 662-365-3969. A small fee is charged for museum visit.