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Parson's Ponderings


Soldiers reading letters from home

Ranger Tom Parson has written articles on the Civil War experience for the "Daily Corinthian" since the fall of 2011. These well-researched articles are about the Civil War events surrounding the town of Corinth, Mississippi. We present them here for your reading pleasure.

Ranger Parson is currently employed at the Corinth Civil War Interpretive Center of Shiloh National Military Park.

The Cannon in Cane Creek

After the Occupation

11th Ohio Battery

Battery F

Battery Powell

Me, Gus, and a Pain in the Neck

The Buford Boys

Camp Davies

Cannon in the River

Charles Labuzan

Charles Watkins

Confederate Lines

Confederate Surgeon

Corinth Entertainment

Corinth Water

Corinth Contraband Camp


Corona College

An Execution in Corinth


Hackleman and Oglesby

Frederick Prime

The Corinth National Cemetery

Maud Murrow

Moore's Brigade

Oliver's Hill

One Man Can Make a Difference


Cavalry without Horses

The Colonel and His Lady

The Eagle and the Rooster

Tishomingo Hotel

Did You Know?

Isham G. Harris

Two Confederate governors fought at Shiloh. Tennessee governor Isham G. Harris was an aide to Confederate commander Albert Sidney Johnston, while Kentucky's Confederate governor, George W. Johnson, was killed on the second day of battle.