We are a group of fellow enthusiasts from
as far South as Huntingdon to as far North
Some of our members have been with us
since the regiments formation in 1976,
while others have moved to different roles
within the society, such as Pyrotechnics,
Signals and various Staff positions.
The regiment is one of the founder
regiments of the American Civil War
Society Ltd. here in the UK. In this role we
take a very active part in all the society’s
re-enactments, as part of the 3rd
What is re-enacting?
In short, re-enacting is portraying
historical roles in as accurate and
informative way possible.
What is the main society called?
The American Civil War Society Ltd. is a
historical society portraying the American
Civil War 1861 - 1865.
What roles can you portray?
Roles vary from solders to civilians, for both
men and women. This will require a little
research on your part.
Where will I sleep?
The society is split into two camps. The
authentic camp, where you will sleep under
canvas. The family camp where you sleep in
modern tents or caravans.
What is the soldiers uniform like?
A brief description of what you will need
can be found by clicking here.
What will it cost?
There is an annual membership
subscription paid to the American Civil
War Society Ltd. Full details can be found
on the membership application form, click
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There is also a small fee for each event,
while this fee varies from event to event,
it is no more than £10.
Do I need a licence to be a soldier?
To handle or fire a musket you will need a
shotgun licence and a black powder
licence. For details please enquire at your
local police station.
I’m interested what next?
Come along to an event and talk to the
members. This is a great hobby and you
have to experience it to appreciate it.