During the Battle of Brices Cross Roads there were 12,000 men engaged on June 10, 1864 with 3,105 casualties. Follow the links below to learn about some of those men that fought and died that day.
Photo of Oscar Kelton, 95th OH Infantry, taken in 1863. Oscar is sitting in a chair in his military uniform looking straight ahead.
Oscar D. Kelton, 1st LT Company A, 95th Ohio Infantry, USA
Oscar was the first man to enlist in Company A of the 95th Ohio Volunteer Infantry. He fought throughout the Vicksburg Campaign and was later killed in action along Tishomingo Creek at the Battle of Brices Cross Roads.
Black and white photo of John Milton Hubbard in the early 1900s
John Milton Hubbard, Company E, 7th Tennessee Cavlary, CSA
Hubbard joined the confederate army in 1861 and fought with Company E until the end of the war when he was paroled in May 1865. He died on April 2, 1923 at the age of 90 and he is buried in Elmwood Cemetery in Memphis, Tennessee.

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