1861-1865 Civil War Service
Preserving their Memory and Educating the Public since 1982
35th Annual Artillery School
May 20th & 21st, 2023
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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
*A fully equipped Sutlery Wagon
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.
A Not-for-Profit 501c3 Educational Corporation Incorporated under the NY State Board of Regents Member of the National Civil War Artillery Association, the U.S. Artillery Reserve and the USV
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