On April 17, 2014, General U.S. Grant and Frederick Douglass spoke to students at Corinth Middle School about operations in the area, Contraband camps, and the war from their perspectives. This event was part of the Corinth Contraband Camp Symposium.
Dr. John D. Smith of the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, speaks on the Contraband Camp of Corinth, Mississippi, and the United States Colored Troops. This program was part of the Corinth Contraband Camp Symposium held on April 17 & 18, 2014, sponsored by the NPS and the U.S. Grant Presidential Library at Miss. State University.
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Did You Know?
Famous author Ambrose Bierce served in the 9th Indiana Infantry at Shiloh. His regiment arrived with Don Carlos Buell's Army of the Ohio, and saw heavy action on the second day of battle. The soldier-turned writer left a vivid account of his exploits in the battle.