Creator

Date Original

undated

Description

This collection contains the handwritten account of the Battle of Corinth, Mississippi, by a unknowncompany officer of the 1st Missouri Brigade.

Biographical/Historical Note

Union troops under the command of Major General William Rosecrans and the Confederate forces underthe direction of Major General Sterling Price and Major General Earl Van Dorn, fought in Corinth,Mississippi on October 3-4, 1862. The confederate military wanted to seize Corinth, due to the fact thatit was a Union supply post and railroad station. The Confederate military lost the Battle of Corinth with4,200 casualties.

Physical Description

Document, 8.5" x 11"

Geographical Area

Arkansas; Mississippi

Language

English

Identifier

SMC.006.023

Resource Type

Text

Collection

Battle of Corinth reminiscence, SMC.006.023

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Battle of Corinth reminiscence, Arkansas State Archives, Little Rock, Arkansas.

Rights

Use and reproduction of images held by the Arkansas State Archives without prior written permission is prohibited. For information on reproducing images held by the Arkansas State Archives, please call 501-682-6900 or email at state.archives@arkansas.gov.

Disciplines

United States History

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