Recreation Living History By Historical Region North America United States Civil War Military Units Illinois
Living History/US Civil War portrays the era of 1861-1865 via the reenactment of battles and daily living. These include artisans, duels and military combat, first-person interpretations, historic research, period garb, and use of the era's common tools and objects.
This category is specific to groups of Civil War reenactors who portray military regiments or small units authorized by the Civil War Governor of the home state. It includes Divisions, Brigades, Battalions, Companies, and individual units.
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33rd Illinois Volunteer Regiment Band
Band recreating the original Civil War band that mustered at State Normal University in 1861. Features history of original and today's group, along with instruments played, audio clips, memorabilia, and events calendar.
44th Illinois Infantry
Living history group that serves as one of the largest Civil War reenactment units in the state. Features use of 500 acres of land to play on and to hold its annual reenactment. Land features a split rail fence and a log wall on the property. Events calendar provided.
45th Illinois, Company C / 5th Georgia, Company C
Dedicated to the history of the 45th Illinois (Washburne Lead Mine Regiment) and the 5th Georgia (Irish Volunteers). Includes history, re-enactment photos, news, and schedule.
64th Illinois Volunteer Infantry, Company E
Re-enacting unit with an emphasis on educational living history. Unit history, photo gallery, modern unit newsletter and links.
7th Illinois Cavalry, C Troop
Historical re-enacting group portraying the United States horse soldier from the revolution to 1943, but primarily Union Civil War Cavalry. Membership information, photos, and events.
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