- Mighty Men of War: The Carthage Light Guard in World War I
7:00 pm in the auditorium for adults.
In the fall of 1918, a company of Carthage soldiers took part in the Meuse-Argonne Offensive, the largest battle in U.S. Army history to that time. Author Jeff Patrick will discuss how these men from small towns and farms in southwest Missouri experienced some of the most ferocious combat of the Great War. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.