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Civil War Memorial Re-dedicated


(Le Mars) -- A re dedication ceremony honoring those soldiers that fought in the Civil War will take place this (Saturday) morning. The members of the Sons of the Union Veterans of the Civil War will rededicate the Le Mars Civil War monument, located in Memorial Cemetery beginning at 11:00 a.m. Wayne Schipper of the Wasmer post #241 says the local American Legion post is assisting with the re-dedication ceremonies.

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Schipper says many people think only of the southern Dixie states, or Gettysburg, Pennsylvania when they hear about the Civil War, but he says many Iowans fought in the Civil War.

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Schipper says of the thousands of Iowa Civil War veterans, many were from Plymouth County.

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Schipper reminds people the re-dedication ceremonies will take place at the city Memorial cemetery at the Civil War memorial featuring an Union soldier.  Schipper offers a glimpse of Saturday morning's program.

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