Battle For The Texas Hospital

Battle For The Texas Hospital

Quitman, Mississippi, United States

Preserving the historical account of the Burning of Quitman MS and the Texas Hospital by Union Troops in 1864 is our dedicated mission. Each year, on the third weekend in February, Archusa Creek Water Park becomes the stage for an authentic reenactment, immersing participants in the intricate details of this significant chapter from the American Civil War.

The portrayal unfolds with meticulous attention to historical accuracy, inviting attendees to step into the past and witness the vivid recreation of events that transpired on October 3, 1864. Union soldiers, as part of a broader campaign, orchestrated the burning of Quitman, Mississippi —a pivotal Confederate supply center. The reenactment captures the essence of that fateful day, depicting the soldiers seizing Confederate supplies and disrupting operations, leaving an enduring impact on the region.

Take part in this immersive experience, where the landscape of Archusa Creek Water Park transforms into a living canvas, resonating with the echoes of a bygone era. Walk through the carefully reconstructed historical setting, feel the tension of the time, and gain profound insights into the events that shaped the course of history during the American Civil War.

16 Feb 2024 - 18 Feb 2024
10:00 AM to 04:00 PM


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