Reynolds' Battery 1st New York Light Artillery

1861-1865 Civil War Service

Preserving their Memory and Educating the Public since 1982

 

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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 1860’s.
In recognition of the training provided by the Battery
to its members and the Reenactment community
the 2012 George MacDonald Award for Outstanding Service
was presented to
Richard Henderson and John Beatty with Reynolds Battery.
 

Living History Events

Living History events include weekend and one day encampments, school days, and commemorations. Among recent living history events are the Waterloo, NY Memorial Day Celebrate Commemorate weekend, the Rochester Memorial Day Parade, the Waterloo Memorial Day parade, Hilton parade, Finger Lakes Community College, Camp Barton BSA camp, and Granger Homestead.

 

 

 

School Days

Each year Reynolds' Battery participates in a variety of school day events as well as individual reenactors attending school or educational programs. School day events happen at the school with a number of stations created to teach various aspects of both the war and civilian efforts to support the war. Some of these events included: North Park School at Lockport, Romulus Central School, Springville Middle School and Rose Hill Summer Camp. For more information on scheduling a school day event, please contact the president.

To learn more about our School Day events click here

 

 

 

Reenactment Events

Each year the Battery attends events throughout New York State and national events in Pennsylvania, Virginia, and Maryland.
The 2009 schedule included these Re-enactment Events: Letchworth State Park, Genesee Country Museum, Walnut Mountain, Pierce Creek, Hamlin Beach State Park and the 145th Anniversary event at Cedar Creek, Virginia.

 

 

Rochester Memorial Day Parade

 

 

 

 

Old Fort Niagara Artillery Training School

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Morning colors at Old Fort Niagara Artillery School

 

 

Email Links

President

president@ reynoldsbattery.org

Recruiter

recruiter@ reynoldsbattery.org

Comments

comments@ reynoldsbattery.org

 

 

 

 

Pictures on this page

 

Cannon Drill

Waterloo

 

Forge & Smithy

Hamlin Beach

 

Sunday Morning

Hamlin Beach

 

Artillery School

Old Fort Niagara

 

 

 

 

Carpentry Lesson

Hamlin Beach

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rochester Parade Video

Nicole Nelson

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thank you Bill Leet for
sharing pictures from the Fort

 

 

 

 

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