Thousands of spectators are expected in Boonville, Mo. this weekend for the 150th anniversary of one of the Civil War’s first battles.
The Battle of Boonville took place June 17, 1861 as Confederate-leaning Missouri Guard members met Union troops.
Boonville, a town of about 6,400 is expecting 700 re-enactors and 10,000 to 20,000 visitors.
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