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Vicksburg National Military Park


Arkansas memorial

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The Arkansas memorial at Vicksburg National Battlefield, on the eastern side of the battlefield.

The memorial was erected in 1954 by McNeel Company of Marietta, GA and dedicated on August 2, 1954. The cost of $50,000 was appropriated by the State of Arkansas. Fabricated of Mount Airy North Carolina Marble it bears the inscription:

"To the Arkansas Confederate Soldiers and Sailors, a part of a nation divided by the sword and reunited at the altar of faith."

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