Rare Display Of Civil War Flag This Saturday

90th ILLThe Illinois State Military Museum in Springfield hosts a special display of the flag representing the 90th Illinois Volunteer Infantry Civil War regiment this weekend.  The group made up mostly of Irish soldiers included more than 20 men from the Springfield area.  James Swan, author of a book on the unit, will speak at the free event.  Swan spoke with WUIS’ Sean Crawford:

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The event is Saturday from 2-3 p.m.   Directions

 

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