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Date: July 23, 2011
Contact: James Minor, 662-287-9273

On Saturday July 23rd and Sunday July 24th, park rangers will be offering guided walks, talks, and demonstrations at the Corinth Civil War Interpretive Center and the Corinth Contraband Camp. Please note that rain or severe weather will cancel programs. The schedule is as follows:

 

Saturday

10:00 am – INFANTRY: BACKBONE OF THE ARMY (meet behind the Civil War InterpretiveCenter) A ranger in period uniform describes the life and dress of a soldier and includes a musket firing demonstration. 

11:00 am – STREAM OF AMERICAN HISTORY (meet in the courtyard) Program discussesthe first 100 years of United States history.

11:30 am – BATTERY ROBINETTE (meet at the Civil War Interpretive Center courtyard gate)Program discusses the Battle of Corinth and the Confederate attack on BatteryRobinette.

2:00 pm – FIRST STEPS OF FREEDOM: CORINTH CONTRABAND CAMP (meet at theCorinth Contraband Camp, 850 North Parkway Street) Program highlight the establishment of the camp, the life of the inhabitants, and the national significance of the camp.

3:00 pm – INFANTRY: BACKBONE OF THE ARMY (meet behind the Interpretive Center) Aranger in period uniform describes the life and dress of a soldier and includes a musketfiring demonstration.

Sunday

10:00 am – STREAM OF AMERICAN HISTORY (meet in the courtyard) Program discussesthe first 100 years of United States history.

11:00 am – INFANTRY: BACKBONE OF THE ARMY (meet behind the Interpretive Center) Aranger in period uniform describes the life and dress of a soldier and includes a musket firing demonstration.

2:00 pm – FIRST STEPS OF FREEDOM: CORINTH CONTRABAND CAMP (meet at theContraband Camp, 850 North Parkway Street) Program highlights the establishmentof the camp, the life of the inhabitants, and the national significance of the camp.

3:30 pm – INFANTRY: BACKBONE OF THE ARMY (meet behind the Interpretive Center) Aranger in period uniform will describe the life and dress of a soldier and includes a musket firing demonstration.

4:00 pm – STREAM OF AMERICAN HISTORY (meet in the courtyard) Program discusses the first 100 years of United States history.

 

Did You Know?

John Wesley Powell

Explorer John Wesley Powell, who first journeyed the Colorado River through the Grand Canyon, did so with only one arm. He lost his right arm at Shiloh while commanding a battery of Illinois artillery pieces.