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Memorial Day Cannon Firing

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Today was the 7th annual memorial day weekend cannon firing event in Mansfield.

The event was a period Civil War demonstration, complete with authentically uniformed soldiers and equipment. The program helps visitors visualize mid-19th century history in a way that brings it to life and makes it real. Along with a detailed description of the infantry soldier's equipment there was a demonstration of musket and cannon firing.

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