On April 13, 1866, the Secretary of War authorized immediate action to provide a final resting place for the honored dead killed in Civil War battles for control of the railroad in and around Corinth. This beautiful twenty-acre cemetery is the resting place for 1,793 known and 3,895 unknown Union soldiers.
Corinth, Mississippi | This historic walking and driving tour of the town includes a large "Contraband Camp" for ex-slaves, the location of many extant Union earthworks, and the famous rail crossing itself.
Corinth, Mississippi | Opened in 2004, this museum explains the key role of Corinth in the Civil War's western theater, featuring interactive exhibits, a multimedia presentation on the Battle of Shiloh, and a video on the Battle of Corinth.
Corinth, Mississippi | This crossroads, an important location for troop movement, supply and communication lines, is one of the most important patches of land in the Western Theatre of the Civil War, and where the fall of Corinth's railroad crossing was the beginning of the end of the War in the West.
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