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Crowds gather in Carthage to remember famous battle

Crowds gather in Carthage to remember a famous battle.

The mayor also attended the battle of Carthage re-enactment.

Men dressed in traditional uniforms demonstrate the weaponry and ways of life during the civil war times.

Carthage city officials says it’s important to remember history for several reasons.

Tom FlaniganMaster of Ceremonies, Battle Of Carthage says, “It is a significant event that happened here in my home town. I grew up here in Carthage. It had a lot of significance for the direction the state of Missouri went in the civil war. I’m a bit of a historian myself and I take a great deal of pride in what went on in my county and in my state.”

A monument of a German American soldier will be placed in Carthage’s Central Park.


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