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Civil War enthusiasts set up camp at Shoppach House, exhibit memorabilia

March 4, 2013

Photos by Matt Burks/Saline Courier.

Clockwise from left:

Actors recreating Civil War events prepare their muskets before the start of the 10th annual Civil War Gun and Artifacts Show on the grounds of the historic Shoppach House on Main Street in Benton on Saturday.

The event was hosted by the David O. Dodd Camp, Sons of Confederate Veterans. From left are David Glenn, Brent Carr and Jimmy Glenn, all of Benton, and Miguel Cook of Texas.
Two women dress in period costume.

The actors fire a replica cannon.

Benton resident Brent Carr, left, and Miguel Cook of Texas wear the attire of Civil War soldiers, both North and South units, during the 10th annual Civil War Gun and Artifacts Show on the grounds of the historic Shoppach House on Main Street in Benton. Cook is a member of the 19th Texas Camp.

Sarah Grace Carr, 9, of Benton sits by a campfire early Saturday during the David O. Dodd Camp, Sons of Confederate Veterans' 10th annual Civil War Gun and Artifacts Show on the grounds of the historic Shoppach House on Main Street in Benton.

David Glenn, left, and Brent Carr, both of Benton, stack muskets on the grounds of the historic Shoppach House on Main Street in Benton.

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