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

Site of the Mitchell House

A look at Civil War Corinth -

 

—through the eyes of wartime artists and photographers —

 
Site of the Mitchell House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, March 18, 2011
1. Site of the Mitchell House Marker
Inscription.
Corinth City Hall now occupies this site, but early in the war the Houston Mitchell family lived in this spacious home. A favorite house among the general officers who served in Corinth at various times, the Mitchell residence was used as headquarters for both Confederate and Union generals.

The Mitchell House served as headquarters for these generals.

Gen. Frank Cheatham, CSA
Gen. Ulysses S. Grant, USA
Gen. William T. Sherman, USA
Gen. Don Carlos Buell, USA
 
Location. 34° 56.196′ N, 88° 31.255′ W. Marker is in Corinth, Mississippi, in Alcorn County. Marker is at the intersection of Childs Street and Jackson Street, on the right when traveling east on Childs 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. Grant’s Headquarters (within shouting distance of this marker); Union General Thomas Addresses the Troops (within shouting distance of this marker); Generals' Headquarters (within shouting distance of this marker); The Curlee House (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of the Provost Marshal's Office
Site of the Mitchell House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, March 18, 2011
2. Site of the Mitchell House Marker
List of Generals who stayed here.
(about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Fillmore Street Chapel (about 400 feet away); Johnston's Headquarters (about 400 feet away); Site of Rose Cottage (about 400 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Corinth.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Site of the Mitchell House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, March 18, 2011
3. Site of the Mitchell House Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 197 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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