Lafayette of the South: Prince Camille De Polignac

July 02, 2022

Of all the general officers produced during the American Civil War, perhaps none was more intriguing than Prince Camille Armand de Polignac of France, who led a brigade and subsequently a division of Louisiana and Texas troops with distinction at the battles of Mansfield and Pleasant Hill. Come learn about this unique personality who would become known as the "Lafayette of the South," at Mansfield State Historic Site on Saturday, July 2 at 2 p.m.