Keokuk, IA – The 23rd annual Civil War Reenactment took place in Keokuk over the weekend.
The event allows history fans to watch the battles, talk to the Union and Confederate soldiers, and learn about life in the 1860's. A new feature gave participants an even closer look at the Civil War, in particular, the importance of the Mighty Mississippi.
More than 50 people turned out for the Keokuk Civil War Symposium : The Fight for the Mississippi. The 6 hour event featured five guest lecturers.