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Sabine Cross-Roads, Pleasant Grove

April 8, 1864

DeSoto Parish, Louisiana

Mansfield is located in DeSoto Parish (county) in northwest Louisiana, near the Sabine River and Texas border. Pleasant Hill, the site of the second most important battle in the Red River Campaign, is located to the south, approximately 17 miles. The key area of the Battle of Pleasant Hill is in private hands and is cared for by a family that has consistently demonstrated its commitment to historic preservation.

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Essential To-Do List:

Get the most out of your Civil War battlefield visit by exploring these recommended To-Dos.

Visit the Mansfield State Historic Site

The Battle of Mansfield is a little known but highly significant engagement, at which Gen. Richard Taylor, son of former U.S. President Zachary Taylor, halted Nathaniel Banks' ascent of the Red River

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