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

Battery F

Battle of Corinth

 
 
Battery F Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, March 21, 2009
1. Battery F Marker
Inscription. Only extant redan of six built in 1862 by U.S. troops as outer defense south and west of town. Taken on Oct. 3, 1862, by C.S. forces after fierce fighting. Battle resumed on Oct. 4, but C.S. troops forced to withdraw.
 
Erected by Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program marker series.
 
Location. Marker has been reported missing. It was located near 34° 56.875′ N, 88° 33.15′ W. Marker was in Corinth, Mississippi, in Alcorn County. Marker was at the intersection of Bitner Road and Scenic Lake Drive, on the right when traveling north on Bitner Road. Touch for map. Marker was in this post office area: Corinth MS 38834, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this location, measured as the crow flies. Battle of Corinth Battery F (here, next to this marker); Retreat From Battery F (a few steps from this marker); Texas Memorial (approx. 1 miles away); William P. Rogers (approx. 1 miles away); Brigadier-General Joseph Lewis Hogg (approx. 1 miles away); Battle of Corinth - 1862
Battery F Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, November 30, 2008
2. Battery F Marker
(approx. 1.7 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Corinth - 1862 (approx. 1.7 miles away); Henry Cemetery (approx. 1.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Corinth.
 
More about this marker. marker is in the field west of the actual site.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Markers near the Battery Position image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, March 21, 2009
3. Markers near the Battery Position
Inside Battery F image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, November 30, 2008
4. Inside Battery F
Inside Battery F image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, November 30, 2008
5. Inside Battery F
Missing Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ken Smith, July 5, 2013
6. Missing Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 10, 2009, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. This page has been viewed 1,296 times since then and 92 times this year. Last updated on July 10, 2013, by Ken Smith of Milan, Tennessee. Photos:   1. submitted on December 10, 2009, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama.   2. submitted on September 25, 2015, by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee.   3. submitted on December 10, 2009, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama.   4, 5. submitted on September 25, 2015, by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee.   6. submitted on July 10, 2013, by Ken Smith of Milan, Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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