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Corinth National Cemetery

1551 Horton Street, Corinth, MS 38834, USA

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.

 

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Directions

Cemetery is located in the Southern section of Corinth. From Memphis International Airport, travel north on Parking toward Winchester Road. Turn left onto Airport Exit. Turn slight left to take ramp toward Interstate 240. Merge onto Plough Road. Merge onto Interstate 240 east toward Nashville. Merge onto Bill Morris Parkway/TN-385 East via exit number 16. Merge onto US-72 E approximately 67 miles to Corinth, Mississippi. Turn LEFT onto S. Johns Street and travel about three blocks. S. Johns Street is located 1 ½ miles east of Highway 72 and Highway 45 intersection. Turn Left onto Horton Street. Entrance is on the right. Total distance from the airport to the cemetery is approximately 90 miles.

Visitor Services

Public rest rooms, information.

Regular Events

Veterans Day and Memorial Day events.

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Admission Fee

Free

Hours

Visitation Hours: 8:00AM - sunset. Office Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00AM - 4:30PM, closed federal holidays except Memorial Day and Veterans Day

Phone

901-386-8311

Website

http://www.cem.va.gov/CEM/cems/nchp/corinth.asp »

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