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 include weekend and one day encampments, school days, and commemorations. Among recent living history events are the Seminary Ridge in Gettysburg, Waterloo, NY Memorial Day Celebrate Commemorate weekend, the Rochester Memorial Day Parade, the Waterloo Memorial Day parade, Hilton parade, Livonia Fall Festival, Appomattox Court House in Virginia, Finger Lakes Community College, Camp Barton BSA camp, Spangler Farm in Gettysburg, and Granger Homestead.

Each year the Battery attends events throughout New York State and national events in Pennsylvania, Virginia, Ohio, and Maryland. This year's schedule includes: Old Fort Niagara (Youngstown, NY), Gettysburg (Pennsylvania), Genesee Country Village (Mumford, NY), Marilla (New York) and Hale's Farm and Village (Bath, Ohio) among others. To view our entire schedule this year, please click here.

Each year the Battery attends events throughout New York State and national events in Pennsylvania, Virginia, Ohio, and Maryland. This year's schedule includes: Old Fort Niagara (Youngstown, NY), Gettysburg (Pennsylvania), Genesee Country Village (Mumford, NY), Marilla (New York) and Hale's Farm and Village (Bath, Ohio) among others. To view our entire schedule this year, please click here.