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Big Black River Bridge Battlefield

Remains of the wartime railroad bridge piers below a modern railroad bridge are visible reminders of the Battle at the Big Black River Bridge. Warriors Trail, 2 miles east of Bovina, Mississippi follows the river bank at the site today. A historical marker is on Old U.S. Route 80 one mile east of the bridge. The battlefield land remains under private ownership.

Big Black River Bridge Battlefield: What's Nearby

Bovina, MS
Old Court House Museum and Eva W. Davis Memorial
Vicksburg, MS

Preservation

The American Battlefield Trust and our members have saved more than 28 acres at Big Black River Bridge Battlefield.

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Related Battles

Bovina, MS | May 17, 1863
Result: Union Victory
Estimated Casualties
2,273
Union
273
Confed.
1,751