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The Civil War in MississippiMajor Campaigns and Battles$
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Michael B. Ballard

Print publication date: 2011

Print ISBN-13: 9781604738421

Published to University Press of Mississippi: March 2014

DOI: 10.14325/mississippi/9781604738421.001.0001

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Corinth

Corinth

Another Van Dorn Debacle

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(p.77) 4 Corinth
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The Civil War in Mississippi
Author(s):

Michael B. Ballard

Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:10.14325/mississippi/9781604738421.003.0005

This chapter describes the battle of Corinth in 1862, where the Confederate defeat paved the way for the first Union campaign against Vicksburg. North Mississippi from Corinth to Memphis was mostly controlled by Grant’s forces. The Corinth battle, on the heels of Price’s forced retreat from Iuka, also signaled the decline of Confederate fortunes in the West.

Keywords:   battle, Earl Van Dorn, Rosecrans, Tennessee, Confederate

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