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

Corinth

 
 
Corinth Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 29, 2003
1. Corinth Marker
Inscription. Began 1854 as Cross City. Proximity to Tennessee River and the railroads made it of great strategic value during Civil War. Battle of Corinth fought here, Oct. 3-4, 1862.
 
Erected 1949 by Mississippi Historical Commission.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program marker series.
 
Location. 34° 56.04′ N, 88° 31.261′ W. Marker is in Corinth, Mississippi, in Alcorn County. Marker is on N Fillmore Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. The marker is located in downtown Corinth on N. Fillmore Street between Cruise Street and Wick Street. 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. Site of the Corinth House Hotel (within shouting distance of this marker); The Old Tishomingo Hotel (within shouting 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); "Decision at the Crossroads" Corinth: October 4, 1862
Corinth Historic Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, September 1, 2009
2. Corinth Historic Marker
The marker and the area around it have been renovated since 2003.
(about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Union Troops at Corinth (about 400 feet away); Corinth Panorama -- 1862 (about 400 feet away); Corinth Confederate Monument (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Corinth.
 
Also see . . .  The Battle of Corinth - October 4th. Civil War Preservation Trust website. (Submitted on August 1, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Corinth Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, March 18, 2011
3. Corinth Marker
Corinth, Mississippi image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 29, 2003
4. Corinth, Mississippi
The crossing of the Mobile & Ohio and Memphis & Charleston Railroads made Corinth, Miss. an ideal location for the Confederate base.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 1, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,014 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on August 1, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   2. submitted on March 22, 2010, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa.   3. submitted on September 24, 2015, by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee.   4. submitted on August 1, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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