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Panola College to host Civil War event

Panola College to host Civil War event

Blue, gray, black and white. This year marks the 150th anniversary of the Civil War and Panola College will host the 3rd Texas Cavalry Company C in a two-day demonstration.

The 3rd Texas Cavalry Company C will demonstrate Civil War culture, guns, uniforms, Civil War strategies, and more at the Carthage Campus on October 21-22.

On Monday, Oct. 21 the camp will open at 8 a.m. and hold activities throughout the day. The camp will close when the soldiers turn in for the night. On Tuesday, Oct. 22 the camp will reopen for more demonstrations, and will close around 2 p.m.

The  public as well as area schools are invited to come out and take advantage of this chance to peer into the past, according to Curtis Odom. Find out more by visiting the 3rd Texas Cavalry website.


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