Historic battle comes alive in Lone Jack - KCTV5

Historic battle comes alive in Lone Jack

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LONE JACK, MO (KCTV) -

The Lone Jack Historical Society is celebrating a 150-year milestone since the Battle of Lone Jack.

Visitors at the 150th remembrance of the Battle of Lone Jack can see Confederate and Union camps and learn about how soldiers lived during the Civil War.

The events are held near Highway 50 and Bynum Road.

"This is the sesquicentennial. It is important to us that are into history to honor the men and women who gave their lives and suffered through the Civil War, especially in the state of Missouri where we had a lot of brother against brother," said Alinda Miller, president of the Lone Jack Battlefield Museum. "It is important to us to honor their memory."

The museum opens at 9:45 a.m. Sunday followed by the raising of the colors and opening ceremonies at 10. A free shuttle bus will be running to the re-enactment site starting at noon.

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