“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.
Photographed 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.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1862.
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. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Corinth MS 38834, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. L.C. Steele House (approx. 0.4 miles away); 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
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away); First Steps Toward Citizenship for a Newly Free People (approx. ¾ mile away); Staff Officers (approx. ¾ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Corinth.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on December 9, 2011, by Jeff Lovorn of Florence, Mississippi. This page has been viewed 839 times since then and 64 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on December 9, 2011, by Jeff Lovorn of Florence, Mississippi. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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