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Generals’ Headquarters

 
 
Generals' Headquarters Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ken Smith, July 5, 2013
1. Generals' Headquarters Marker
Inscription. Built about 1857 for Hamilton Mask. Used in Civil War as Hq. of Generals Braxton Bragg, H.W. Halleck, and John B. Hood. Donated to Corinth in 1960 by S.H. Curlee family.
 
Erected 1963 by Mississippi Historical Commission.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program marker series.
 
Location. 34° 56.21′ N, 88° 31.243′ W. Marker is in Corinth, Mississippi, in Alcorn County. Marker is on Jackson Street north of Childs Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 705 Jackson Street, Corinth MS 38834, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Curlee House (a few steps from this marker); Union General Thomas Addresses the Troops (a few steps from this marker); Site of the Mitchell House (within shouting distance of this marker); Grantís Headquarters (within shouting distance of this marker); Fillmore Street Chapel (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Johnston's Headquarters (about 300 feet away); Site of Rose Cottage (about 300 feet away); Site of the Provost Marshal's Office (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Corinth.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Generals' Headquarters Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ken Smith, July 5, 2013
2. Generals' Headquarters Marker
Generals' Headquarters Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ken Smith, July 5, 2013
3. Generals' Headquarters Marker
Generals' Headquarters Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, March 18, 2011
4. Generals' Headquarters Marker
Generals' Headquarters Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ken Smith, July 5, 2013
5. Generals' Headquarters Marker
Generals' Headquarters Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ken Smith, July 5, 2013
6. Generals' Headquarters Marker
Generals' Headquarters Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ken Smith, July 5, 2013
7. Generals' Headquarters Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 8, 2013, by Ken Smith of Milan, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 499 times since then and 57 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 8, 2013, by Ken Smith of Milan, Tennessee.   4. submitted on September 24, 2015, by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee.   5, 6, 7. submitted on July 8, 2013, by Ken Smith of Milan, Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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