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

Corinth Confederate Monument

 
 
Corinth Confederate Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, March 18, 2011
1. Corinth Confederate Monument Marker
Inscription.
(front)
Col. W.P. Rogers
2nd Texas Reg't.
Killed at Ft. Robinette
Oct. 4, 1862.

As long as courage, manliness and
patriotism exist, the name of
Rogers will be honored among
men. He fell in the front of
battle in the center of the
enemies stronghold. He sleeps
and glory is his sentinel.
(right)
Erected as a
tribute to the memory
of the Confederate
patriots who fell at
the Battle of Corinth
in October 1862

"On Fame's eternal camping ground,
Their silent tents are spread,
And Glory guards with solemn round,
The bivouac of the dead."

 
Erected 1895 by Albert Sydney Johnston Camp of Confederate Veterans.
 
Location. 34° 56.095′ N, 88° 31.162′ W. Marker is in Corinth, Mississippi, in Alcorn County. Marker is at the intersection of Franklin Street and East Waldron Street, on the left when traveling south on Franklin Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 600 E Waldron St, Corinth MS 38834, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Site of the Provost Marshal's Office (about 400 feet away, measured in
Corinth Confederate Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, March 18, 2011
2. Corinth Confederate Monument Marker
a direct line); Site of the Corinth House Hotel (about 500 feet away); Corinth (about 600 feet away); Johnston's Headquarters (about 700 feet away); Site of Rose Cottage (about 700 feet away); Grantís Headquarters (about 700 feet away); The Old Tishomingo Hotel (about 700 feet away); View Toward Batteries Robinett and Williams (about 700 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Corinth.
 
More about this marker. The monument was erected in the intersection of Waldron & Frankin Streets. In 1916 it was moved to the southwest corner of the Alcorn County Court Square.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Corinth Confederate Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, March 18, 2011
3. Corinth Confederate Monument Marker
Corinth Confederate Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, March 18, 2011
4. Corinth Confederate Monument Marker
Corinth Confederate Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, March 18, 2011
5. Corinth Confederate Monument Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 190 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. 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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