Purple hearts honored

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, October 6, 2009

Purple Heart recipients, from left, Jack Hearn, James Hearn, Alvin Jones, Thomas Powell and James Powell stand with The Purple Heart Memorial in the Vicksburg Memorial Rose Garden on Monroe Street Monday. Installation of the monument was completed Monday. A ceremony for its formal dedication will be at 11 a.m. Veterans Day, Nov. 11.

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