Corinth, Mississippi, Battlefield Act of 1993
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Corinth, Mississippi, Battlefield Act of 1993 report (to accompany S. 986). by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in [Washington, D.C.? .
Written in English


  • Historic sites -- Law and legislation -- Mississippi.,
  • Corinth (Miss.), Battle of, 1862.,
  • Historic sites -- Mississippi -- Corinth -- Interpretive programs.

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SeriesReport / 103d Congress, 1st session, Senate -- 103-211.
The Physical Object
Pagination7 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17679143M

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October 3 – 4, About the Battle. the Battlefield. Union forces had captured the railroad junction and important transportation center at Corinth, Mississippi in the spring of after their victory at Shiloh. After the Battle of Iuka in September, Maj. Gen. Sterling Price’s Confederate Army of the West marched to Ripley, Mississippi. Corinth was founded in as Cross City, so-called because it served as a junction for the Mobile & Ohio and Memphis & Charleston railroads. It was the town's early newspaper editor, W. E. Gibson, who suggested its current name for the city of Corinth in Greece that also served as a crossroads.. Corinth's location at the junction of two railroads made it strategically important to County: Alcorn. Corinth, Mississippi, a town with an population of more than 1,, was established at the crossover of the Memphis and Charleston and the Mobile and Ohio Railroads during the s. It was initially known as Cross City. It is located in the northeast corner of Mississippi near the Tennessee border, 22 miles southwest of Pittsburg Landing. Hotels near Corinth Civil War Interpretive Center: ( mi) Hampton Inn Corinth ( mi) Holiday Inn Express Corinth ( mi) Econo Lodge Corinth ( mi) The Generals' Quarters Inn ( mi) Quality Inn; View all hotels near Corinth Civil War Interpretive Center on Tripadvisor/5().

Important part of Corinth battlefield There is not much left of the major fortifications that surrounded Corinth during the Civil War. Battery Robinett was a key redoubt and site of heavy fighting during the major battle in October /5(11).   Editorial Reviews "Corinth Siege, Battle, Occupation is a great read and is a must for the Civil War enthusiast."—Military Review "This is an outstanding battle narrative, and it goes beyond the fighting Smith's book is an excellent commemoration of Civil War Corinth and a worthwhile addition to any Civil War library."—Brand: University Press of Kansas. Apr 3, - Explore psmorgan's board "Corinth, MS", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Mississippi, Corinth mississippi and Places pins. Corinth Mississippi Civil War Corinth Area Convention & Visitors Bureau N. Fillmore St. Corinth, Mississippi or All of the historic sites, including the Davis Bridge Battlefield 18 miles northwest of Corinth near Pocahontas, Tennessee are accessible by automobile.