Corinth in Alcorn County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
Site of the Mitchell House
A look at Civil War Corinth -
through the eyes of wartime artists and photographers
Corinth City Hall now occupies this site, but early in the war the Houston Mitchell family lived in this spacious home. A favorite house among the general officers who served in Corinth at various times, the Mitchell residence was used as headquarters for both Confederate and Union generals.
The Mitchell House served as headquarters for these generals.
Gen. Frank Cheatham, CSA
Gen. Ulysses S. Grant, USA
Gen. William T. Sherman, USA
Gen. Don Carlos Buell, USA
Location. 34° 56.196′ N, 88° 31.255′ W. Marker is in Corinth, Mississippi, in Alcorn County. Marker is at the intersection of Childs Street and Jackson Street, on the right when traveling east on Childs Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Corinth MS 38834, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Grants Headquarters (within shouting distance of this marker); Union General Thomas Addresses the Troops (within shouting distance of this marker); Generals' Headquarters (within shouting distance of this marker); The Curlee House Site of the Provost Marshal's Office (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Fillmore Street Chapel (about 400 feet away); Johnston's Headquarters (about 400 feet away); Site of Rose Cottage (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Corinth.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 24, 2015, by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 267 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on September 24, 2015, by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.