Civil War Illustrated
Battle of Mine Creek 2004

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Reenactors depict Gen. Sterling Price's massive wagon train which stretched to over two and half miles. (Photo:Ruben Gusman)

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Photo Galleries Featured for this Event
(photos will be posted shortly after the event. If you would like to submit any photos to these galleries, please contact the editor and mailto:editor@midwestcivilwar.com 
 
Commanders' Call Photo Gallery - Photos Coming Soon
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Saturday Battle Photo Gallery - Photos Coming Soon
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Wagon Train Gallery - Photos Coming Soon
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Sunday Battle Gallery- Photos Coming Soon
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Yanks Drilling Gallery -Photos Coming Soon
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Rebs Drilling Gallery - Photos Coming Soon
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She Soldiers Photo Gallery - Photos Coming Soon
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Medical Demonstration Photo Gallery - View the Photos
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Camps Gallery - Photos Coming Soon
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Bloopers Gallery - Photos Coming Soon
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Weekend Highlights
 
Heavy Rains Friday Night Muddy up the Site but Sunny Skies prevail for the rest of the Weekend.
 
Civil War Artist-Andy Thomas makes an appearance at the reenactment to showcase his 'Battle of Mine Creek" painting and other historical artwork.
 
Medical Team treats real Wounds
 
Troops Exchange Fire and Cannon Blasts in Late Night Unscripted Skirmish
 
Articles
 
 
Read Coverage of the Event from other Local Papers
 
 
From the Linn County News -"Reenactment attracts thousands"
 
 
Visit the official Battle of Mine Creek website:
 
Read the History of the Battle of Mine Creek:
 
Event Quick Stats
 
Total Estimated Reenactors Pre-Registered = 300
Estimated Reenactors that  showed up          = 250
Union Guns = 5
Confederate Guns = 4
 
Total Estimated Spectators for the weekend = 3000
Saturday's estimate =2000
Sunday's estimate = 1000
 
Money raised for the Battlefield Foundation = (coming Soon)
 
Weekend Weather:
Heavy rains Friday evening :(
Saturday-Sunny Skies, no rain highs in the mid 60's
Sunday-Sunny Skies, no rain highs in the upper 60's
 
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