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Civil War monument dedicated in Du Quoin

DU QUOIN, IL (KFVS) -

People all around the Du Quoin area came together Saturday to remember those who died during the Civil War.

They dedicated a special monument in Keyes Park on to honor those who lost their lives.

Civil war re-enactors helped with today's services, which included the sounding of a Civil War era cannon every half hour until noon on Saturday.

Organizers say about 93 men from the Du Quoin area died during the civil war.

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