Battle of Brice's Cross Roads


(3-93) Brice's Cross Roads National Battlefield Site. Site Marker: The Brice Home stood where monument is located. The battle-scarred two-story house with its blood-stained floors and walls was used by wounded of both armies to escape shot and shell as the battle raged

(3-93) Brice's Crossroads National Battlefield Site. Site Marker: General Sturgis' supreme effort to hold the crossroads. Placing the 93rd Illinois, 8th Illinois and 114th Illinois infantry here and immediately behind, he placed his artillery consisting of battery B of 2nd Illinois, 7th Wisconsin battery, 14th Indiana battery, battery E of 1st Illinois and Joyce's battery. Orders were given to fire over heads of infantry into advancing Confederates

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