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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.
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.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program marker series.
 
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.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 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 away); Fillmore Street Chapel (approx. 0.8 miles away); Johnston's Headquarters (approx. 0.8 miles away); Site of Rose Cottage (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Corinth.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 9, 2011, by Jeff Lovorn of Florence, Mississippi. This page has been viewed 536 times since then and 45 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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