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Chaplain George Munkenbeck of Co. H, 14th Brooklyn gave his period 19th Century Christmas service at the historic St. John's Episcopal Church in Oakdale, Long Island.
To celebrate our 20th anniversary, we rented the Brush Barn at the Smiththown Historical Society for a Civil War ball and invited all our friends in the local Living History community. Larry Moser, Mary Nagin, and our own Max Rowland provided live period music and caller Chart Guthrie led us through the dances of the times. There were some speeches, gifts given, a few gags mixed in, fine food, and it all blended together into a wonderful evening.
Here is our Official Video of the Grange Event. You will find interviews with several members including Kevin O'Malley (00:58), Dennis Phelps (12:18), Brian Bennett (49:39), and Jeff Speight (52:40). Also caught on camera is the very moving Flag Retirement ceremony held on Saturday evening.
Chris Lauterbach shot this extensive video on the Saturday of our event
Here is a Confederate Infantry demonstration at Pitzer's Woods at Gettysburg National Park as performed by the 3rd Virginia. Falling in with them is Mr. Bob Hutton of the 14th North Carolina Infantry and formerly of the 67th NY, First Long Island Volunteers.
The 10th NY Cavalry invited us to perform at Center Moriches Middle School where the students greeted us with a grand parade including band. This footage captures a good deal of the Cavalry demonstration.
Video from our annual trip to the SHS with the 10th NY Cavalry and all three Confederate units (9th, 30th, and 57th)
Our first event at Old Bethpage Village Restoration in ten years was for a 2,000 student school program orchestrated by Commander Frank Bradford of the 10th NY Cavalry. This video has footage of us exploring the grounds, teaching the students, and the afternoon's 'Battle in the Round'
The 9th Virginia invited us to join them at their annual living history at Bald Hills Schoolhouse. This video covers the firing demonstrations that we held for the public.