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07-01-2008, 08:49 AM
Here is a report on the First Alabama Regiment of African Descent and the contraband camp located near Corinth. Interesting reading...

Occupied Corinth: The Contraband Camp and the First Alabama Regiment of African Descent, 1862-1865 (1995) (pdf)

07-19-2008, 11:04 PM
Speaking of Corinth....

A friend of mine who is a professional historian told me about Cornith's ugly little secret. After the war Battery Robinette was leveled at the orders of a local chapter of the United Daughters of the Confederacy because it was considered too "horrid" a reminder of battle.

Preservation concepts have certainly changed over the years.