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Civil War Exhibit Unveiled In Downtown Jackson

By Natalie Potts
By npotts@wbbjtv.com

There is a new exhibit in town that is sure to take you back in time.
The Carnegie Center in Downtown Jackson unveiled its, " Road to Shiloh" exhibit, Friday. The collection features Civil War artifacts that were found right here in West Tennessee.

One of those artifacts was a Civil War musket, that was discovered in the Tennessee River near Shiloh. Historians say this exhibit preserves history for the next generation.

" The aim of this, is it truly preserves the Civil war in West Tennessee for the four years that the troops were here," said Historian Harbert Alexander.

Organizers say this Exhibit has been in three years in the making.
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