The Curlee House

The Curlee House (HM1O5Q)

Location: Corinth, MS 38834 Alcorn County
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Country: United States of America
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N 34° 56.216', W 88° 31.242'

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A look at Civil War Corinth -

— through the eyes of wartime artists and photographers —

One of Corinth's founders, surveyor Hamilton Mask, built this Greek Revival home in 1857, pictured above as it appeared about 1862. It became known as the "Verandah House" because of its porches and served as headquarters for both Union and Confederate officers. William P. Curlee, whose name it now bears, bought the property in 1875. Except for minor changes, it appears today much as it did in 1862. You are invited to tour the house during its open hours.

During the war high-ranking officers customarily occupied private homes for use as dwellings and headquarters. The generals pictured above occupied the Curlee House at different times in 1862.

Gen. Braxton Bragg, CSA
Gen. John B. Hood, CSA
Gen. Henry W. Halleck, USA
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Date Added Thursday, September 24th, 2015 at 9:03am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 361121 N 3867104
Decimal Degrees34.93693333, -88.52070000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 56.216', W 88° 31.242'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 56' 12.96" N, 88° 31' 14.52" W
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Area Code(s)601, 662
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 701-799 Jackson St, Corinth MS 38834, US
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