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Sheridan's Ride 150th

Started by Gerry Regan Oct 18, 2014. 0 Replies

We commemorate this electrifying event in American history with this …Continue

Tags: Living History, Virginia, American Civil War

irish at Gettysburg 150th

Started by Gerry Regan Feb 23, 2013. 0 Replies

Here's some recruiting underway for troops to portray the 69th Pennsylvania, rightfully lionized for their dogged defense of the Angle at Gettysburg.Continue

Tags: American Civil War, Irish Brigade, 69th Pennsylvania, Gettysburg

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Comment by Gerry Regan on October 14, 2011 at 2:35pm
Cover pic is an army correspondent at the tent of a sutler traveling with the Army of the Potomac, in the aftermath of the Battle of Gettysburg. The journalist is portrayed by living historian Gerry Regan, at the National Park Service-sponsored commemoration of the 125th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg. (Photo by John Coffer)
Comment by Gerry Regan on April 12, 2013 at 12:05pm

Here's an interesting opportunity to get your period-style photo in Civil War Trust's quarterly magazine. And then post them here too!

Comment by Gerry Regan on September 19, 2013 at 6:18am
Comment by Robert A Mosher on October 16, 2014 at 12:45pm

With the 150th Anniversary of the Battle of Cedar Creek approaching, it's perhaps appropriate to enlist here.  Cedar Creek was in fact my first Civil War battle reenactment where I fell in with Co B, 28th Massachusetts Volunteers which brings together reenactors from the Maryland, DC, Virginia and beyond area.  Another group in New England also portray the 28th Massachusetts Volunteers.  American Civil War reenacting tends to come in a wide range of 'flavors' depending upon where the participants place their emphasis - my sympathies leaned towards as close to historical accuracy as was possible for someone who was at least 25 years older than the average soldier who actually fought.  I've since added Irish Volunteer 1916-1923 to my repertoire alongside a Civil War Army Correspondent and a World War II overage British Army Captain, 1st Battalion, Royal Ulster Rifles (glider troops). 


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