Battle of Newton Society
reenactment of the Battle of Newton took place in 2001. The first
battle was sponsored by City of Newton,
the Newton Ruritan Club and
the 15th Alabama, Co E, reenactors. On
Saturday, the downtown area was closed off for a re-enactment of the downtown
skirmish around the gazebo.
Dignitaries from the surrounding areas were invited to the event. A wreath was placed at the Confederate monument. After the skirmish, all activities moved to John Hutto Park.
Re-enactments were faithfully
carried out for eight years. In 2009,
the Sons of Confederate Veterans Camp 911 based in
Enterprise joined in and gave their support. In 2012, organizations and
individuals joined in and formed the Battle of Newton Committee to aid in putting on this
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