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

Corinth Panorama -- 1862

 
 
Corinth Panorama -- 1862 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, January 18, 2012
1. Corinth Panorama -- 1862 Marker
Inscription. This view of Corinth appeared in Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, June 21, 1862, not long after the Union army captured the town. Despite some inaccuracies, it depicts a scene familiar to many thousands of troops from both armies.

The Tishomingo Hotel is partly hidden by the railway station on the right. Prominent in the center background is the Corinth House, a popular hotel. The row of commercial buildings on the left faces Cruise Street.
 
Erected by Corinth is part of the Civil War Discovery Trail.
 
Location. 34° 56.06′ N, 88° 31.34′ W. Marker is in Corinth, Mississippi, in Alcorn County. Marker is at the intersection of North Fillmore Street and Cruise Street, on the right when traveling south on North Fillmore Street. 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. Union Troops at Corinth (a few steps from this marker); "A beehive of activity..." (within shouting distance of this marker); View Toward Batteries Robinett and Williams (within shouting distance of this marker); "Decision at the Crossroads" Corinth: October 4, 1862
Corinth Panorama -- 1862 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, March 18, 2011
2. Corinth Panorama -- 1862 Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); The Old Tishomingo Hotel (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Corinth (about 400 feet away); Site of the Corinth House Hotel (about 400 feet away); Site of the Provost Marshal's Office (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Corinth.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Civil War Corinth Trailhead Park image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, March 18, 2011
3. Civil War Corinth Trailhead Park
Marker is located within the Civil War Corinth Trail
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 19, 2012, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. This page has been viewed 581 times since then and 44 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on January 19, 2012, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa.   2, 3. submitted on September 24, 2015, by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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