Battle of Marshall commemoration kickoff

Monday, November 12, 2012
Kelsey Alumbaugh and Eric Crump/Democrat-News

A year-long commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Marshall was launched Saturday, Nov. 10, with remarks by local dignitaries, a hands-on demonstration of cannon-firing procedures by Missouri State Museum representative Chris Fritsche, and a lecture by historian James Denny about the circumstances leading to the battle.