Reynolds' Battery 'L' at a Glance
A Bit of Background
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 1860's.
Reynolds' Battery today:
* 50+ Military and Civilian members
* Three 3" Ordnance Rifles
* One of five workable Traveling Forges in the Country
Click on the pages in the menu, 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.
C-SPAN3's American History TV at 6p & 10p ET
Appomattox Court House
Unfortunately, due to the New York State on Pause orders and the Coronavirus Pandemic, the 2020 Artillery School at Fort Niagara has been cancelled.
If you have questions, please visit the contact us page.
32nd Annual Artillery School
May 16th & 17th, 2020