On the evening of April 17, and throughout the day on the 18th, Shiloh National Military Park will be hosting a
Contraband Camp Symposium in Corinth, Mississippi.
The keynote speaker on Thursday evening will be Dr. John David Smith from the University of North Carolina at
Charlotte. On Friday morning, a ranger guided tour of the Corinth Contraband Camp will be offered followed by
a panel discussion featuring Abraham Lincoln, General U.S. Grant, and Frederick Douglas. Keynote speaker on
Friday will be professor Deirdre Cooper Owens from the University of Mississippi.
More activities will be announced. Please check back here and on our Facebook page for updates. Or contact the
Corinth Civil War Interpretive Center at 662-287-9273 for more information.