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This is the link to the battle event at Letchworth State Park which the 28th New York sponsor...
Fire On The Genessee Battle Event
Hamlin Beach Civil War Encampment Website...
Hamlin Beach Battle Event
Other reenacting groups which we work with on a regular basis...
12th Regiment, US Infantry, Company A
4th US Light Artillery, Battery A (Cushing's)
136th New York Volunteer Infantry. Venture Crew 7136, BSA.
5th Virginia, Company A. Venture Crew 1862, BSA.
2nd Rhode Island Volunteer Infantry, Company B
9th New York Volunteer Cavalry, Company B.
The 28th New York is a member of the 2nd Infantry Battalion of Birney's Division:
Birney's Division
This is the link to the Erie Canal Village in Rome, New York. This place is rich in history. Itís the site of the ground breaking of the first Erie Canal, and part of the second Erie Canal runs through it. Itís the site of Ft. Bull, the western end of the great portage trail from the Mohawk River at Ft. Stanwix to Wood Creek. This trail was the main water route from Albany and the Eastern Seaboard to the Great Lakes and the Western Frontier during the French and Indian Wars and the Revolutionary War. Thereís a working steam railroad and mule/horse drawn packet boat rides on the second Erie canal. Thatís just the beginning of the list. Plan to stay for a whole day when you come. There is a Civil War living history and battle weekend on the first weekend in August sponsored by the 12thUS...
Erie Canal Village
Below is the link to Fort Ontario in Oswego, New York. Originally built in the 18th Century, the fort overlooks Oswego and the port entrance. In the early nineteenth century it was on the front line in the disputes between the US and Canada and was used as a training depot during the American Civil War. Barracks and casements appears as they were originally built and are accessible to the public...
Fort Ontario
Located in Lockport, Niagara County. In its extensive collections, the Niagara County Historical Society holds many items which belonged to members of the 28th New York including two of the regiments flags.
Niagara County Historical Society
A number of the members of the 28th New York are also members of other organizations for descendants of Civil War Veterans. We work with these groups throughout the year on living history events and memorial services...
The Daughters of Union Veterans of the Civil War (DUVCW):
Daughters of Union Veterans of the Civil War (New York)
DUVCW, Lodema Strickland Tent #56 (Wayne County)
The Sons of Union Veterans (SUV):
Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War.
SUV, Abraham Lincoln Camp #6
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