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Corinth in Alcorn County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

View Toward Batteries Robinett and Williams

A Look at Civil War Corinth

 

--through the eyes of wartime artists and photographers.

 
View Toward Batteries Robinett and Williams Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, September 1, 2009
1. View Toward Batteries Robinett and Williams Marker
Inscription. Looking northwest in this view along the right-of-way of the Memphis & Charleston RR, you can see the earthworks of Battery Williams to the left of the tracks. Battery Robinett lies in the distance to the right. One of the many military tent camps in Corinth lies between the foreground and Battery Robinett. In the Battle of Corinth, the Confederate attack focused upon the area where you are standing. Union forces finally halted the Confederate effort to regain Corinth in the savage fighting at Battery Robinett.
 
Erected by Civil War Discovery Trail.
 
Location. 34° 56.055′ N, 88° 31.299′ W. Marker is in Corinth, Mississippi, in Alcorn County. Marker is on North Fillmore Street, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Located end of (backside) parking lot that is between Crusie Street, North Fillmore Street, Norfolk Southern railroad, and Jackson Street It is among three trees facing the railroad tracks. Marker is in this post office area: Corinth MS 38834, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. "A beehive of activity..." (within shouting distance of this marker); The Old Tishomingo Hotel (within shouting distance of this marker); "Decision at the Crossroads" Corinth: October 4, 1862
View Toward Batteries Robinett and Williams Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, March 18, 2011
2. View Toward Batteries Robinett and Williams Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); Union Troops at Corinth (within shouting distance of this marker); Corinth Panorama -- 1862 (within shouting distance of this marker); Corinth (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of the Corinth House Hotel (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of the Provost Marshal's Office (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line). Click for a list of all markers in Corinth.
 
Also see . . .
1. Key to Corinth—Battery Robinette. Key to Corinth—Battery Robinette (Submitted on March 16, 2010, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa.) 

2. Constructed for the Battle of Corinth 2005. Maps and images of Batteries Robinett and Williams and construction images of Battery Powellinett (Submitted on March 16, 2010, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa.) 

3. Second Battle of Corinth. The Second Battle of Corinth (which, in the context of the American Civil War, is usually referred to as the Battle of Corinth, to differentiate it from the Siege of Corinth earlier the same year) was fought October 3–4, 1862, in Corinth,
Historic Corinth Depot and Crossroads Museum image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, September 1, 2009
3. Historic Corinth Depot and Crossroads Museum
This Depot is to the left of marker
Mississippi. For the second time in the Iuka-Corinth Campaign, Union Maj. Gen. William S. Rosecrans defeated a Confederate army, this time one under Maj. Gen. Earl Van Dorn. (Submitted on March 16, 2010, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Corinth Historic Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, September 1, 2009
4. Corinth Historic Marker
View Toward Batteries Robinett and Williams marker is located on the backside of this parking lot where this Corinth Marker is standing. This marker is used only for location purposes only. N. Fillmore is the street right of the sign. It runs through the downtown area of Corinth.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. This page has been viewed 1,555 times since then and 27 times this year. Last updated on , by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. Photos:   1. submitted on , by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa.   2. submitted on , by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee.   3, 4. submitted on , by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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