Historic Landscape Inventory for Corinth National Cemetery
ENGINEER RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT CENTER CHAMPAIGN IL CHAMPAIGN United States
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This project was undertaken to provide the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs National Cemetery Administration with a cultural landscape survey of Corinth National Cemetery. The 20-acre cemetery is located within the city limits of Corinth, Mississippi, and contains 7,892 burials. Corinth National Cemetery was placed on the National Register of Historic Places on 20 November 1996, as part of a multiple-property submission for Civil War Era National Cemeteries. The National Cemetery Administration tasked the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center-Construction Engineering Research Laboratory ERDC-CERL to inventory and assess the cultural landscape at Corinth National Cemetery through creation of a landscape development context, a description of current conditions, and an analysis of changes over time to the cultural landscape. All landscape features were included in the survey because according to federal policy on National Cemeteries, all national cemetery landscape features are considered to be contributing elements.
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