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February  2019

2/23/2019 • Mansfield State Historic Site, Mansfield - Light Artillery at the Battle of Mansfield, 2 p.m. A presentation of the different types of field cannons employed by artillery batteries during the Battle of Mansfield and the various types of ammunition used. Also discussed we will be how artillery batteries were organized and functioned in battle during the American Civil War. For more information call 888.677.6267 toll free or 318.872.1474 locally.

March  2019

3/16/2019 • Mansfield State Historic Site, Mansfield - A Soldierīs Vice: Gambling in the Civil War, 2 p.m. A fascinating look at gambling and games of chance practiced by Civil War soldiers in the field. Soldier life often produced long bouts of boredom allowing games of chance an opportunity to flourish. Visitors will learn more about these games and what the commanders thought of gambling among the ranks. For more information call 888.677.6267 toll free or 318.872.1474 locally.