National Battlefield

Two Cannons and a Monument

The Battle at Brices Cross Roads came first.  By 1864, Union forces held strong positions all around the Confederacy.  Gettysburg and Vicksburg and Chattanooga victories were behind them and four of the 11 Confederate states were now in Union hands.  Union Major General William Tecumseh Sherman was making his way through the South on his famed March to …

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