Series begins by showing Rome’s place in Civil War

Last week marked the 150th anniversary of the first stages of the Civil War. And just as Confederate troops marched through Georgia, a group of Romans are prepared to march through history.

The Coosa Room of the Rome-Floyd County Library was packed with Civil War enthusiasts Thursday night as they waited to hear history unfold.

Around 100 people were in attendance at the Civil War symposium, the first in a planned series of local events commemorating the war anniversary.

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