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September  2017

9/16/2017 • Mansfield State Historic Site, Mansfield - Crossroads Phase - Battle of Mansfield, 2 p.m. Discover more about one of the longest sustained actions of the Battle of Mansfield, when the Third Division, 13th Army Corps set the stage for a late-evening movement by Confederate troops. These actions led to a Union defeat in northwest Louisiana, extending the Civil War by weeks. For more information call 888.677.6267 toll free or 318.872.1474 locally.
9/30/2017 • Mansfield State Historic Site, Mansfield - Ellis & Moore´s One-of-a-Kind Cannon, 2 p.m. Learn why the site´s 1861 Ellis & Moore 6-Pounder cannon is one of the rarest Civil War field pieces in existence today. Also discussed will be the full-scale reproduction artillery ammunition chest. For more information call 888.677.6267 toll free or 318.872.1474 locally.

October  2017

10/28/2017 • Mansfield State Historic Site, Mansfield - "Ghosts of the Past" Nighttime Battlefield Tour, 7:30 - 9:30 p.m. Come and watch costumed performers re-create the tragic and grisly aftermath of a Civil War battlefield. Afterwards guests will be led on a candlelight night tour of the actual battlefield, where almost 30,000 men made war on each other. This event is frightening and educational at the same time; entrance fee for this special event will be $5 per person. For more information call 888.677.6267 toll free or 318.872.1474 locally.