Mansfield State Historic Site to host artillery discussion


Park staff will offer a presentation on the different types of field cannon employed by artillery batteries during the Battle of Mansfield and the various types of ammunition used Saturday, Feb. 23.

The program will begin at 2 p.m. inside the museum theater. How artillery batteries were organized and functioned in battle during the American Civil War will also be discussed.

Mansfield State Historic Site is located at 15149 LA Highway 175, three miles south of the town of Mansfield. Admission is $4 per person ages 4-61; seniors 62 and over and children 3 and under admitted free. For more information, call (318) 872-1474 locally or toll-free (888) 677-6267.