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Civil War Reenactment Aug. 28

From Staff Reports

The Ste. Genevieve Sons of Union Veterans Camp No. 326 will present a Civil War event on the courthouse square in downtown Ste. Genevieve on Aug. 28.

The free event will run from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., that Saturday.

This will commemorate the formation of the Ste. Genevieve 78th enrolled militia, with federal troops occupying the courthouse.

Bring your lawn chair and see a piece of Missouri’s Civil War history.

There will be a living history exhibit on the life of a Civil War soldier and drill exercises for the kids. Discover background information on ancestors who fought in this war.