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    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.

General Alvin P. Hovey

General Alvin P. Hovey
General Alvin P. Hovey
NPS Image

Alvin P. Hovey, Brig. Gen.

Cost: $575 for bronze, $220 pedestal,

by Federal Government

Sculptor: George T. Brewster

Erected: May 1915

Location: south loop Union Avenue,

Tour Stop 15

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

Vicksburg National Military Park is one of the most heavily monumented parks in the world with over 1330 monuments, markers, tablets, and plaques. The beauty and artistry of its monumentation prompted one Civil War veteran to call Vicksburg National Military Park, "the art park of the world."