Lake offers first Civil War re-enactment

Battle of Monday’s Hollow continues with many activities today

The Union troops make a charge Saturday afternoon toward Confederate and Militia forces as they re-enact the Battle of Monday’s Hollow near the Lake of the Ozarks. The re-enactment will continue today.

The Union troops make a charge Saturday afternoon toward Confederate and Militia forces as they re-enact the Battle of Monday’s Hollow near the Lake of the Ozarks. The re-enactment will continue today. Photo by Samantha Edmondson.

Despite some rain delays and muddy grounds, a few hundred visitors came out Saturday to the first Battle of Monday’s Hollow Civil War Re-enactment at the Missouri Trapshooters Association’s grounds at the Lake of the Ozarks, off Route A in Linn Creek.

The re-enactment of the only battle fought in Camden County is being offered through a joint effort of the Camden County Historical Society, Missouri Humanities Council on behalf of the National Endowment of Humanities and the MCWRA (Missouri Civil War Re-enactment Association) Fourth Missouri Cavalry Re-enactors.

The event is free and open to the public, with a $10 per car parking donation and $5 motorcycle parking donation. The event will continue today at 9 a.m., with the battle re-enactment taking place at 1 p.m. today. The event will close at 4 p.m.

Known as Dutch Hollow, Wet Glaize or Monday’s Hollow, the historic ground where ....

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