Corinth National Cemetery, Corinth

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Corinth National Cemetery is a United States National Cemetery in the city of Corinth, in Alcorn County, Mississippi. Administered by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs, it encompasses, and as of the end of 2005, had 7,137 interments. It is managed by the Little Rock National Cemetery.
Corinth National Cemetery was established in 1866 as a place to inter the Union casualties of the Second Battle of Corinth, and other battles in the region. By the late 1870s there were over 5,000 interments in the cemetery, nearly 4,000 of which were of unknown dead.
Corinth National Cemetery was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1996.
Along with other sites, it was included in Siege and Battle of Corinth Sites, a National Historic Landmark designated in 1991
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  • Peaceful, reflective, duty, honor, courage and selflessness are words that come to mind when I sit in the National Cemetery and look at row after row of headstones of servicemen who died defending Ame...  more »
  • It was wonderful to see our ancestors graves being well maintained. Amazing history and seeing all those who have sacrificed all for our freedom!  more »
  • Well maintained and beautiful park like cemetery.

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