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2015

Concluding the closing year of the Sesquicentennial, our regiment marched deep into the heart of Virginia for the battle and incredibly moving Surrender at Appomattox Courthouse. And for the first time ever we traveled to Washington City for the 150th Anniversary of the Grand Review. Your Correspondent traveled to Gettysburg in July and captured the living history demonstrations of the Co. B, 1st Rhode Island Artillery. And we attended our usual events including the Amityville Heritage Festival and Remembrance Day in Gettysburg. Our 7th Annual Civil War Weekend at the Grange witnessed record attendance and a period wedding ceremony for our friends in the Cavalry. Closing out the year, George Munkenbeck of Co. H, 14th Brooklyn revived an event last held 15 years ago, Christmas at the Grange, where we learned of the evolution of Christmas celebrations in the 19th Cnetury.


Christmas at the Grange

Sayville, NY

December 16, 2015

After a fifteen years hiatus, we revived Christmas at the Grange thanks to the work of Chaplain George Munkenbeck of Company H, 14th Brooklyn. George presided over the service capping off the night with 'Joy to the World' sung by Union, Confederate, and public alike.


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Remembrance Day

Gettysburg, NY

November 21, 2015

PART ONE:
George Munkenbeck of Co. H, 14th Brooklyn once again delivered speeches at our monument on Culp's Hill and that of the 65th NY only a few yards away.


PART TWO:
Prior to the parade, our battalion, the U.S. Volunteers held a special ceremony honoring the musicians' contribution to the Civil War and to our Hobby. This was held at the brand new Unity Park in Gettysburg that is specifically dedicated to the musicians of both the North and the South.


PART THREE:
The first half of this year's Remembrance Day parade in Gettysburg.


PART FOUR:
Here's the second half of this year's Remembrance Day parade in Gettysburg with our regiment appearing at the 5:00 and 8:00 mark. Special thanks to Joie Clemente for serving as our cameraperson for this year's videos at Remembrance Day.


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7th Annual Civil War Weekend at the Grange

Sayville, NY

September 18 - 20, 2015

PART ONE:
This clip is of the press conference held early on Friday as we were setting up. Leaders of the Town of Islip and members of the new Friends of the Grange announced their intent of renovating the long neglected park and checks worth over $50,000 were presented to the Friends of the Grange to kick start the renewal.


PART TWO:
This includes the battle on Saturday. With Tom Crowley serving as our narrator.


PART THREE:
A video of camp life on Saturday including an original song composed and performed by Larry Moser & Mary Nagin in the evening.


PART FOUR:
For this year's Grange event, Frank Bradford and Nicole Lee of the 10th New York Cavalry renewed their wedding vows inside the Grange Chapel with George Munkenbeck presiding as Chaplain. Again, Tom Crowley serving as cameraman and narrator.


PART FIVE:
A short video of ordinary camp life on Sunday including a visit by the 10th NY Cavalry (and their menagerie of pets) and a performance by our Cook, Max Rowland.


PART SIX:
Our LAST clip for our 7th Annual Civil War Weekend at the Grange concludes with Sunday's battle.


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Your Correspondent at Gettysburg

Gettysburg, PA

July 18 - 19, 2015

A Tribute at Sunset:
On the Friday night of Your Correspondent's solo visit to Gettysburg, members from Company B of the 1st Rhode Island Volunteers paid tribute to one of their own by continuing the tradition of playing Taps from the crown of the Pennsylvania Monument at Gettysburg National Park.


Civil War Artillery Demonstration (Part One):
U.S. Civil War Artillery demonstration filmed at Gettysburg National Park with Battery B of the 1st Rhode Island Light Artillery.


Civil War Artillery Demonstration (Part Two):
U.S. Civil War Artillery demonstration filmed at Gettysburg National Park with Battery B of the 1st Rhode Island Light Artillery.



Amityville Historical Society

Amityville, NY

June 13, 2015

A short music clip from our demo at the annual Amityville Heritage Festival including our new drummer, Steven Badamo, and Jack-of-All Trades Civilian, Max Rowland.


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GRAND REVIEW 150

Washington, D.C.

May 17, 2015

Since the last time this event was marked was in 1990 for the 125th Anniversary we could hardly let slip this once-in-a-lifetime chance to commemorate the 150th Anniversary of the Grand Review from the Capitol, along Pennsylvania Avenue to the Willard Hotel. This was an unforgettable ending for the 150th anniversaries.


In this video from C-Span summarizing the march you can see the First Long Island at about the 3:20 mark.


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APPOMATTOX 150
The Long Road Home

Appomattox, VA

April 10 - 12, 2015

PART ONE:
This starts with the nationwide ringing of bells on April 9th commemorating the 150th anniversary of the surrender of Lee's Army of Northern Virginia at Appomattox. Your Correspondent fortuitously was visiting Belle Grove Plantation at Cedar Creek Battlefield in Virginia at the exact moment of the surrender. The remainder includes camp life on Saturday and the battle fought in the afternoon. Special thanks to Aniella Badamo for the battle footage.


PART TWO:
Ironically, the NPS held its weekend commemoration of the surrender on April 12th... the anniversary of the start of the Civil War. Three surrender ceremonies were held this Sunday. While the 67th NY did not participate in the 11:00 ceremony it is well worth watching. Thanks to Aniella Badamo for the footage.


PART THREE:
Our big moment came during the 1:00pm surrender ceremony held at Appomattox Courthouse. The U.S. Volunteers marched in this one with the white regimental and men of the First Long Island clearly visible throught. Thanks to Aniella Badamo for the footage.


While not taken by us this video entitled 150th Appomattox The arrival of Chamberlain's Division to the surrender of the Confederates ceremony on Youtube captures our battalion, the U.S. Volunteers marching into Appomattox Courthouse.


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