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The only remaining pre-Civil War Cassville home:

The Old Cassville Confederate Cemetery:

The Old Cassville Post Office. Now the Cassville Museum:

The St. Andrews Cross. In the Civil War, it was known as the Confederate Battle Flag:
The Saint Andrews Cross - The Confederate Battle Flag
Cassville Historical Society, Inc.

Dedicated to preserving our proud Confederate States of America history and Cassville's history.

Robert Crowe, President
Paul Quillen, Vice President
Bonnie Willis, Secretary
Joel Kimsey, Treasurer

Webmaster: Paul Quillen 770-382-1023

Background music "Dixie" was composed by the poet Daniel Decatur Emmett
Born (1815) & died (1904) in Mt. Vernon, Ohio
"Dixie" was first performed in a minstrel show in New York City on April 4, 1859

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