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Vicksburg National Military Park in Warren County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

Arkansas State Memorial

 
 
Arkansas State Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, March 23, 2018
1. Arkansas State Memorial
Inscription.  
To the Arkansas
Confederate Soldiers
and Sailors, a part of
a nation divided by
the sword and reunited
at the altar of faith

 
Erected 1954 by the State of Arkansas.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
 
Location. 32° 22.114′ N, 90° 50.738′ W. Marker is in Vicksburg National Military Park, Mississippi, in Warren County. Memorial is on Confederate Avenue 0.1 miles south of Old Graveyard Road, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Confederate Avenue, Vicksburg MS 39183, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. C.S. Lowe's (Missouri) Battery; (within shouting distance of this marker); Here Brothers Fought (within shouting distance of this marker); Brig. Gen. Martin E. Green (within shouting distance of this marker); Small Redan on Left of Green's Brigade. (within shouting distance of this marker); Missouri State Memorial (about 300 feet away,
Arkansas State Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, March 23, 2018
2. Arkansas State Memorial
measured in a direct line); U.S. Giles A. Smith's Approach. (about 300 feet away); Giles A. Smith's Brigade; Assault, Afternoon of May 22, 1863. (about 300 feet away); Wisconsin 14th Infantry (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vicksburg National Military Park.
 
More about this memorial. The memorial was erected in 1954 by the McNeel Company of Marietta, Georgia and dedicated on August 2, 1954. The cost of $50,000 was appropriated by the State of Arkansas. It was fabricated of Mount Airy, North Carolina marble.
 
View of memorial looking south from the Missouri Monument. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, March 23, 2018
3. View of memorial looking south from the Missouri Monument.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 31, 2018. It was originally submitted on March 31, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 106 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 31, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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