BALDWYN, Miss. (WCBI) — Officials are searching for drivers of off road vehicles who damaged parts of the Brice’s Crossroads Battlefield. According to a news release, drivers of off road vehicles damaged parts of the battlefield sites along Highway 370, and several county roads.
The property was the scene of the Battle of Brice’s Crossroads, where many men lost their lives. The 15 hundred acre site has been preserved and is under the jurisdiction of the U S Department of the Interior, along with county and state governments.
The 150th anniversary observance of the battle takes place this summer.