Corinth in Alcorn County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
The Old Tishomingo Hotel
A look at Civil War Corinth
—--through the eyes of wartime artists and photographers —
Visible in this photograph, taken after the Confederates abandoned Corinth on May 29, 1862, is a small photographer's studio attached to the hotel on the left. In the distance, to the right, are Batteries Williams and Robinett (out of the picture). In January, 1865, the Tishomingo burned to the ground, destroyed by retreating Confederates.
Erected by Corinth is part of the Civil War Discovery Trail.
Location. 34° 56.04′ N, 88° 31.29′ W. Marker is in Corinth, Mississippi, in Alcorn County. Marker is at the intersection of North Fillmore Street and Cruise Street, on the right when traveling south on North Fillmore Street. 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. View Toward Batteries Robinett and Williams (within shouting distance of this marker); "A beehive of activity..." (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); Union Troops at Corinth (within shouting distance of this marker); Corinth Panorama -- 1862 (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); "Decision at the Crossroads" Corinth: October 4, 1862 (about 300 feet away); Corinth Confederate Monument (about 700 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Corinth.
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