Posted by: Kirsten | Sunday, 2 November 2008

Grand Illumination at Shiloh National Military Park

Historic Corinth (Mississippi) Grand Illumination

On November 7 and 8, Shiloh National Military Park staff, in cooperation with the city of Corinth, Mississippi, will host a series of public activities for the Corinth Heritage Festival. A memorial grand illumination with more than 8,000 candle luminaries will memorialize the total number of men killed, wounded, or captured during the Civil War Battle of Corinth fought on October 3-4, 1862.

In addition, a heritage crafts fair, local youth art competition, symphony concert and living history presentations are scheduled at the Corinth Civil War Interpretive Center. For more information, please contact the Corinth Civil War Interpretive Center at 662/287-9273.

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