Reynolds' Battery 1st New York Light Artillery

1861-1865 Civil War Service

Preserving their Memory and Educating the Public since 1982



Battery History

Reenactment Unit
School Programs

Joining Reynolds

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In Memory










And the 2016 Gun Raffle winners are...

1st Place Jason C.
from Wolcott

2nd Place Martin P.
from Watkins Glen

3rd Place Tim W.
from Amherst

Thank you!






Reynolds' Battery was formed in the Rochester NY Area in September 1861
and went on to serve throughout the war. They were a part of the US Army at
 Antietam, Gettysburg, and many others.
Click on Battery History for more on the original unit


Reynolds’ Battery L, 1st New York Light Artillery is chartered by the
NY State Board of Education with the stated  purpose and
objectives to inform, instruct and educate the public
as to the life and trials of a Civil War Artillery soldier during the 1860s.

Reynolds' Battery today:

 * 85 Military and Civilian members
* Three 3" Ordnance Rifles
* One of 5 workable Traveling Forges in the Country
Click on the links on the left for more on the Reenactment unit,
its members, and how you can be a part of the organization.


Four minute explanation on Civil War Artillery


Each year the Battery attends events throughout New York State and
national events in Pennsylvania, Virginia, Ohio and Maryland.
For more on the events we have attended and upcoming events
please see the schedule and photo gallery links.




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Appomattox Court House

Email Links








Never-before-seen footage of the Civil War!


29th Annual Artillery School on May 6 & 7, 2017

Fort Niagara Registration Form 2017

Fort Niagara Rules & Regulations 2017

Fort Niagara Cover Letter 2017






Pictures on this page


President T Roosevelt

Cannon Firing at Waterloo

May 2012


Morning Colors

Old Fort Niagara

May 2012


Night Fire

Waterloo, NY 2011


Sunday Morning Visiting

Hamlin Beach 2012



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