NEW MADRID -- Visitors to Hunter-Dawson State Historic Site in New Madrid on March 10 and 11 will experience what a town under occupation may have been like during the Civil War.
Sponsored by Missouri State Parks, The Occupation of New Madrid living history event will be from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m. to noon Sunday. The event is free and open to the public.
Re-enactors will portray Company C of the 47th Illinois Infantry, which served as Union Gen. John Pope's escort company.
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