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Our two ancestors Baldy Guy (1841-1911) and his brother George Guy (1845-1928) fought in The Battle of Brice Crossroads on June 10, 1864 in Guntown, Mississippi during the Civil War.
 
Baldy Guy was wounded on the first day of battle when he suffered a gun shot in the left shoulder.
 
Both brothers served in the 55th Regiment United States Colored Volunteer Infantry between 22 May 1863 to 31 Dec 1865. Baldy in "Company B" and George in "Company H".
 
Of the 223 Union soldiers killed during the Battle of Brice Crossroads half of them were Colored Troops.


 
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The Battle of Brice's Crossroads was fought on June 10, 1864, near Baldwyn in Lee County, Mississippi, during the American Civil War. It pitted a 4,787-man contingent led byConfederate Major General Nathan Bedford Forrest against an 8,100-strong Union force led by Brigadier General Samuel D. Sturgis. The battle ended in a rout of the Union forces and cemented Forrest's reputation as one of the great cavalrymen.
 
 
 
Below are several videos of
The Battle Of Brice Crossroads
 







 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 



























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