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Battle of Corinth - 1862

 
 
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By Jeff Lovorn, November 22, 2011
1. Batte of Corinth - 1862 Marker
Inscription. Site of Battery Williams. On Oct. 4 the cannonade from here devastated the Confederate troops attacking Battery Robinette. The advance failed, forcing Gen. Van Dorn to withdraw his forces.
 
Erected 1988 by Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program marker series.
 
Location. 34° 56.034′ N, 88° 31.646′ W. Marker is in Corinth, Mississippi, in Alcorn County. Marker is on North Fulton Road, on the right when traveling south. 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. A different marker also named Battle of Corinth - 1862 (here, next to this marker); Brigadier-General Joseph Lewis Hogg (approx. mile away); William P. Rogers (approx. 0.3 miles away); Union Troops at Corinth (approx. 0.3 miles away); Corinth Panorama -- 1862 (approx. 0.3 miles away); Texas Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); "A beehive of activity..." (approx. 0.3 miles away); "Decision at the Crossroads" Corinth: October 4, 1862 (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Corinth.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Battle of Corinth - 1862 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, March 18, 2011
2. Battle of Corinth - 1862 Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 10, 2011, by Jeff Lovorn of Florence, Mississippi. This page has been viewed 610 times since then and 62 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on December 10, 2011, by Jeff Lovorn of Florence, Mississippi.   2. submitted on September 25, 2015, by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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