This is the site of one of the finest examples of Civil War fortifications to be found. The Beauregard Line was composed of seven miles of earthworks and rifle pits which spanned the east, south and west perimeters of Corinth. Interpretive panels are located on each of the four observation platforms overlooking portions of the Salient.
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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