Civil War Battle of Pleasant Hill re-enacted

A major event in the Red River Campaign of the Civil War is revisited every year at Pleasant Hill.


Pleasant Hill Battle re-enactment


Foot soldiers at the annual Pleasant Hill Battle re-enactment


Horses are front and center in the cast

Union and Confederate forces faced each other at Pleasant Hill, near Pelican, Louisiana, on April 9, 1864.  To this day, volunteers gather annually to commemorate the events.

More than 400 people join in to re-enact the battle, making the miniature Civil War town come alive.  Festivities include a parade, pageant, period dance, church services and open camp activities.  For more information and this year's dates visit Battle of Pleasant Hill or call 318-686-8545.