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Tupelo National Battlefield

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Subject: Natchez Trace Parkway, Tupelo, Mississippi, LocMap-Tupelo-MS.png, 1929 establishments in Mississippi, Golden Memorial State Park
Collection: 1929 Establishments in Mississippi, Battlefields of the Western Theater of the American Civil War, Military Facilities on the National Register of Historic Places in Mississippi, Natchez Trace, National Battlefields and Military Parks of the United States, National Register of Historic Places in Mississippi, Parks in Mississippi, Protected Areas Established in 1929, Protected Areas of Lee County, Mississippi, Tupelo, Mississippi, United States National Park Service Areas in Mississippi
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Tupelo National Battlefield

Tupelo National Battlefield
IUCN category V (protected landscape/seascape)
Map showing the location of Tupelo National Battlefield
Map showing the location of Tupelo National Battlefield
Location Tupelo, Mississippi, United States
Area 1 acre (0.40 ha)
Established February 21, 1929
Visitors 614 (in 1983)
Governing body National Park Service
Tupelo, Mississippi: area map of historic sites

Tupelo National Battlefield, in Tupelo, Mississippi, commemorates the July 14–15, 1864, Battle of Tupelo in which Lieutenant General Nathan Bedford Forrest tried to cut the railroad supplying the Union's march on Atlanta.


  • Administrative history 1
  • See also 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4

Administrative history

Tupelo National Battlefield Monument
Established as Tupelo National Battlefield Site February 21, 1929, it was then transferred from the War Department on August 10, 1933, and later redesignated and the boundary changed on August 10, 1961. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places on October 15, 1966. Administered by the Natchez Trace Parkway.

See also


External links

  • National Park Service: Tupelo National Battlefield
  • Natchez Trace Compact

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