Big battle re-enactments in America can boast upwards of 6,000 troops. At the Gettysburg anniversary reenactment in 1988 over 14,000 men took part. Many British reenactors travel to the States during the summer to take part with members of American reenactment groups. The following is a list of some of the hundreds of groups in the States.
5th New York Volunteer Infantry, Duryee's Zouaves. Contact: P.O. Box 1601 Alexandria VA 22313. The 5th New York is one of the oldest reenactment units in the States and its captain is the noted American Civil War historian, Brian Pohanka. During the American Civil War, the original 5th New York boasted dozens of Englishmen in its ranks, some of them Crimean War veterans. 28th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry. Contact: Guy Morin, PO Box 108, Auburn MA 01501. Phone: 5088323175. 48th New York Volunteer Infantry. Contact: Lou Evans, 1321 Hammerhead Lane, Virginia Beach VA 234646326. 111th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry Company I. Contact: Patrick A. Tarasovitch, 9800 Mark Road, Erie, PA 16509. 28th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry, Company C. Contact: Andy Waskie, G.A.R. Museum. 4278 Griscom Street, Philadelphia, PA 19124. Phone: 215-2896484. 56th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry. Contact: 1st Sergeant Grehl, RR 6 Box 6394E, Stroudsburg, PA 18360.
9th New York Heavy Artillery. Contact: Frank Cutler, 6343 Kelly Road, Sodus, NY 14551. Phone: 3154839254.
2nd Maine Cavalry. Contact: Major Bunker, 903 Anne Street Wharf, Baltimore MD 21231. Phone: 4102768220
81st Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry, Company K. Contact: Theodore P. Dombroski, 768 McNair Street, Hazleton, PA 182021.
46th Illinois Volunteer Infantry. Contact: Andy Gelman, P.O. Box 1022, Highland Park, II 60035. Phone: 708 8312648.
119th New York Volunteer Infantry Company H. Contact: Joe Billardello, P.O. Box 184, Manorville, NY 11949.
1st New Jersey Artillery Battery B. Contact: Greg Putman, 18A Anbrey Street, Summit, NJ. Phone: 201535 3745.
14th New Jersey Volunteer Infantry, Co. K. Contact: 14th NJ Volunteers P.O. Box 646 Dayton NJ 08810 or phone Steve Milek on 9085212329.
8th Michigan Volunteer Infantry, Co C. Contact: Terry McKinch, 7432 East Potter Road, Davison iMI 48423.
15th New York Volunteer Cavalry, Co L. Contact: John Milteer 914 6925902.
46th Illinois Volunteer Infantry. Contact: 46th IVI P.O. Box 921, Joliet II. 604340921.
2nd New Jersey Volunteer Cavalry, Co A. Contact; Bill Anania, P.O. Box 673, Middletown, N.J. 07748. Phone: 9086711546.
9th Pennsylvania Reserves Co A. Contact: Bob
Luther, 137 Fieldgate Drive, Pittsburgh PA 15241.
1st Minnesota Volunteer Infantry Co D. Contact: James D Owens, 1639 Belvedere Boulevard, Silver Spring MD 20902.
24th Michigan Volunteer Infantry. Contact: 604
Linden Street, Big Rapids MI49307. Phone: 6167960747. 700
83rd Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry. Contact: Robert F. Frazier, 5511 Partridge Court, Harrisburg PA 17111. Phone 717 7877111 during the day, or 7176571717 in the evenings.
Co. B Tiger Rifles, (Wheat's Tigers). Contact Peter Leccese, 9137 85th Street, Woodhaven NY 11421. Phone: 7182965897.
19th Virginia Volunteer Infantry. Contact: R. Mason, 14204 Radford Court, Woodbridge VA 22191.
1st Regiment Virginia Volunteers, Co D. Contact: Bob Lyons,15 Highfields Drive, Baltimore, MD 21228. Phone: 4107473271.
21st Mississippi Volunteers Co H. Contact: John J. Wrona,363 Quaker Highway, Uxbridge MA01569. PHone: 5082786056.
21st Virginia Volunteers Co F. Contact: Floyd Bane, 14407 Huntgate Woods Road, Midlothian VA VA 23112. Phone: 8042317852.
3rd Arkansas. Contact: Denis on 804363 1903 or Terry on 7179393629.
1st Virginia Cavalry. Contact: Nick Nichols, HCR 3, Box 378A, Rochelle, VA 22736. Phone: 7039486879.
13th North Carolina Troops. Contact Rex Hovey: 9225 Surrey Road, Mint Hill NC 28227. Phone: 7045459760.
21st Regiment, North Carolina Troops. Contact: Clark Fox, 410 Keating Drive, Winston Salem NC 27104.
51st North Carolina Volunteer Infantry. Contact: Mike Murley, 910 4256836 or Mike Carraway 910 424 3963.
19th Virginia Volunteer Infantry, Co K. Contact: Ken Thaiss, 10 Carriage Way, Freehold, NJ 07728. Phone 9087804802. Fax: 9087804803.
30th Virginia Volunteer Infantry. Contact: Bruce Drummond, 6 Oakcrest Court, East Northport, NT 11731. Phone: 5167541918.
45th Alabama Volunteer Infantry/18th Missouri Volunteer Infantry. Contact: Mark Hubbs, 2054649751.
58th Virginia Infantry. Contact: Chris Loving, 7037240974.
1st Tennessee Volunteer Infantry, Co B. Contact: Ed Sharp, 12211 Amy Dee Lane, Medway, Ohio 45341.
7th Tennessee Volunteer Infantry. Contact: Sergeant Howard, 6096253233.
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