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

Battle of Corinth - 1862

 
 
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By Ken Smith, July 5, 2013
1. Battle of Corinth 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 History and Archives.
 
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 N. Fulton Drive near W.Waldron Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. On the lawn of Long Distribution. 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..."
Battle of Corinth Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ken Smith, July 5, 2013
2. Battle of Corinth Marker
(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.
 
Also see . . .  Second Battle of Corinth - Wikipedia. (Submitted on July 19, 2013, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 9, 2013, by Ken Smith of Milan, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 451 times since then and 46 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 9, 2013, by Ken Smith of Milan, Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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