Jen Tours... The Carthage Civil War Museum!
Carthage has a deep, rich history that's greatly formed by its' involvement in the Civil War.
The Carthage Civil War Museum is full of artifacts and stories, and even a diorama of the battle itself. You can see beautiful art interpretations, read actual letters, and learn about the politics behind the war itself.
After, go to the actual site of the Battle of Carthage. You can walk where soldiers once fought. Story goes, some people still find artifacts from the battle... even after all these years.