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The Blocks Representing the Campaigns of Red River and Atlanta

The Blocks Representing the Campaigns of Red River and Atlanta

This water feature, entitled “The Stream of American History,” is part of the Corinth Civil War Interpretive Center. The water feature uses symbolism to represent the history of the United States, in relationship to the Civil War. The large blocks of stone, in the center of the water feature, all represent major battles and campaigns of the Civil War. Names that are all in capital letters are campaigns, and the rest are battles. The size of blocks reflect the number of casualties in a given campaign or battle. The blocks representing the campaigns of Atlanta and Red River are shown here, as are the blocks representing the Battles of Forts Pillow and Sanders.
Galleries: Corinth Civil War Interpretive Center, Prisms
Keywords: atlanta, battles, campaign, civil war, corinth, corinth civil war interpretive center, fort pillow, fort sanders, mississippi, red river, stone block, stream of american history, symbolism, water feature
Photo Location: Corinth Civil War Interpretive Center, Corinth, Mississippi
Photographer: Nathan Wolkenhauer
Date of Photo: 10/29/2011
Device Make: Canon
Device Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark II
Exposure Time: 0.00125
F Number: 2.8
Original Dimensions: 5348×3468
Picture Orientation: Landscape
GPS Coordinates: 34°56'14.50"N 88°31'48.06"W
Picture Number: 21056