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Mansfield State Historic Site
Louisiana Department of Culture, Recreation & Tourism
OFFICE OF STATE PARKS
15149 Hwy 175, Mansfield, LA 71052   318-872-1474   Fax:  318-871-4345   mansfield@crt.la.gov

 


Scott Dearman
Mansfield State Historic Site
318.872.1474
mansfield@crt.la.gov


CIVIL WAR MEDICINE TO BE DISCUSSED
JULY 13 AT MANSFIELD STATE HISTORIC SITE

PROGRAM – “Civil War Medicine,” Saturday, July 13, 2:00 pm.  Using the backdrop of the museum’s hospital exhibit, park staff will paint a candid picture of what it was like to be treated by army doctors during the Civil War.   A period surgeon’s field kit will be on display and the instruments contained in it will be used to illustrate how battlefield wounds were treated.  Also discussed will be the various diseases and illnesses contracted by soldiers in the field and how these ailments were addressed by doctors.

Mansfield State Historic Site is located on LA Highway 175, three miles south of the town of Mansfield, Louisiana.  Admission is $4 per person ages 4-61; seniors 62 and over and children 3 and under are admitted free.  For more information call 318.872.1474 locally or 888.677.6267 toll-free.

Mansfield State Historic Site
Louisiana Department of Culture, Recreation & Tourism
OFFICE OF STATE PARKS
15149 Hwy 175, Mansfield, LA 71052   318-872-1474   Fax:  318-871-4345   mansfield@crt.la.gov

   


Scott Dearman
Mansfield State Historic Site
318.872.1474
mansfield@crt.la.gov


CIVIL WAR LIVING HISTORY ENCAMPMENT
AT MANSFIELD STATE HISTORIC SITE

A period Civil War encampment complete with authentically uniformed soldiers and equipment will be featured July 20-21, at Mansfield State Historic Site.  The living history program will be co-hosted and conducted by members of the Trans-Mississippi Hell Cats reenactment group.  These dedicated living historians will portray Civil War soldiers in an authentic wartime camp setting featuring camp life, drill, musket-firing demonstrations, and daily soldier life activities for visitors to see and experience. 

The program will run ongoing from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, July 20, and from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, July 21.

Mansfield State Historic Site is located on LA Highway 175, three miles south of the town of Mansfield, Louisiana.  Admission is $4 per person ages 4-61; seniors 62 and over and children 3 and under are admitted free.  For more information call 318.872.1474 locally or 888.677.6267 toll-free.
 

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