VICKSBURG, Miss. (AP) -- The Georgia Memorial at the Vicksburg
National Military Park will be missing its top section for a couple
The damage occurred while the 18-foot-tall gray granite
structure was being moved Thursday.
Park Superintendent Mike Madell tells the Vicksburg Post
(http://bit.ly/qs5FG3) that the section was scuffed slightly as it
was being lifted into place.
Madell says it will be sent to a Georgia stoneworks company for
The monument was being moved about 100 yards across a patch of
grass to a new site along the park's South Loop.
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