“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Corinth in Alcorn County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)

C.S.A. Rifle Pit

C.S.A. Rifle Pit Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jeff Lovorn, November 22, 2011
1. C.S.A. Rifle Pit Marker
Inscription. S. 3/10 mi. to rear of school. Of unique circular design, about 50 ft. in diameter, this pit was one of series built in 1862 as second line of defence against U.S. troops advancing from Shiloh.
Erected 1959 by Mississippi Historical Commission.
Location. 34° 56.73′ N, 88° 30.672′ W. Marker is in Corinth, Mississippi, in Alcorn County. Marker is on Shiloh Road, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. 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. Corinth (approx. 0.6 miles away); Ft. Robinette (approx. 0.7 miles away); Henry Cemetery (approx. 0.7 miles away); Oak Home (approx. 0.7 miles away); a different marker also named Oak Home (approx. 0.7 miles away); Fillmore Street Chapel (approx. 0.8 miles away); Johnston's Headquarters (approx. 0.8 miles away); Site of Rose Cottage (approx. 0.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Corinth.
Categories. War, US Civil
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Jeff Lovorn of Florence, Mississippi. This page has been viewed 456 times since then and 65 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on , by Jeff Lovorn of Florence, Mississippi. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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