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    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

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  • Union Avenue Road Closure - Tuesday, September 16, 2014

    Union Avenue will be closed to all activities (walking, biking, jogging, and vehicle tours) between the Memorial Arch and Pemberton Avenue beginning at 6:30 a.m., and remained closed until hazardous tree removal work in the area is completed.

Col. Robert Richardson

Col. Robert Richardson, bronze relief portrait

Col. Robert Richardson, bronze relief portrait

NPS Image

Cost: Donated
by the state of Louisiana

Sculptor: T.A.R. Kitson

Erected: 1911

Location: Confederate Avenue,
550 yards west of Graveyard Road

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

The civilians of Vicksburg endured their first naval bombardment of the Civil War during the summer of 1862?