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National Park Day Saturday in Corinth

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Shiloh National Military Park will host National Park Day 2018 on Saturday at the Corinth Battlefield Unit. Sponsored by the Civil War Trust, this annual event brings together Civil War enthusiasts from around the country who volunteer their time and energy to help preserve our nation’s battlefields. Rangers and volunteers will be improving the grounds […]

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Civil War Living History Saturday in Corinth

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The National Park Service on Saturday will host a living history demonstration at the Corinth Civil War Interpretive Center. The event will commemorate the 155th anniversary of the Battle of Corinth. Here is a schedule of the events: 10 a.m: Horse-mounted cavalry re-enactors will demonstrate tactics, fire weapons and perform a saber drill. 11 a.m.: […]

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Not Forgotten: Luminaries Represent Union, Confederate Casualties in Corinth

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By Abby Vanderford For Corinth Today Saturday night, 12,000 luminaries lit up downtown Corinth and the Corinth Civil War Interpretive Center, representing the casualties suffered during the siege and battle of Corinth in 1862. The luminaries represented both Union and Confederate soldiers. The luminaries were only a portion of a weekend dedicated to the rich […]

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Corinth’s Civil War History Will Be Commemorated in a Big Way This Weekend

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The National Park Service will host several events this weekend to commemorate Corinth’s Civil War history. All of the events will take place at the Corinth Civil War Interpretive Center. They will include living history demonstrations, a free concert and the Grand Illumination. On Saturday night the Grand illumination will take place in which 12,000 […]

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Volunteers Needed to Place, Light Luminaries for Saturday Event

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Volunteers are needed to place and light luminaries for the Grand Illumination Saturday in Corinth. There will be 12,000 luminaries lit at the Corinth Civil War Interpretive Center and throughout downtown in memory of the fallen soldiers of the Siege and Battle of Corinth. Volunteers are needed to help place the bags of sand and […]

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Many Volunteers Needed to Assemble Candles for Grand Illumination

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Many volunteers are needed to help assemble 12,000 candles for the Grand Illumination that will take place in Corinth on Nov. 5. The event will involve lighting 12,000 luminaries to remember the casualties of the Siege and Battle of Corinth, said Ashley Berry with the Corinth Civil War […]

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Corinth Native Donates ‘Invaluable’ Civil War Flag to National Park Service

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Many Confederate soldiers perished after they made their way from Corinth to Virginia, and the flag that represented the group was donated by a former U.S. ambassador to the National Park Service on Wednesday. The ceremony at the Corinth Civil War Interpretive Center included high-level officials, live music, […]

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Watch the Lost Cause Band Play ‘Dixie’ in Corinth

The Lost Cause band performed at the Corinth Civil War Interpretive Center on Wednesday during an event in which Corinth native John Palmer Sr. donated an 1861 flag from the 11th Mississippi Regiment to the National Park Service.

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