Rev War Re-enactors, Units and Organizations

Updated 01/19/2006
 

This is a growing list of American Rev War units anywhere in the world. All these web sites offer histories of the original units and most include photos or illustrations. Some even offer extensive documentation.

18c New England Life, formerly known as the Battle Road Clothing & Accoutrements Site, was originally designed as an accessible archive of information for those who attended Battle Road 2000, an event commemorating the 225th Anniversary of the beginning of the American Revolution.

The Brigade of the American Revolution (BAR) is an East Coast reenactment organization similar to the NWTA.

The British Brigade portrays British and American soldiers and their families who served their country while fighting and dying for their beliefs as Loyalists.

The Burning of the Valleys Military Association (BVMA) is composed of units which reenact, mostly, the Revolutionary War in the Mohawk, Schoharie and Upper Hudson Valleys.

The Continental Line, Inc., is an educational organization of recreated units representing the Continental Army, the various colonial militias, the Continental Navy, the Continental Marines, and units in the service of the French King during the American Revolution.

The Field Music of the American Revolution is the combined music of five different Revolutionary War organizations.


Patriot and Allied Units

1st Continental Light Dragoons, Lee's Troop. Light Horse Harry Lee's 5th Troop, 1777-1781.

1st Continental Regiment of Riflemen.An early unit of shirtmen from Pennsylvania and Virginia.

1st New York Regiment, Continental Line.

1st Pennsylvania Battalion. An early uniformed impression with a brown wool coat.

Col. Bailey's 2nd Massachusetts Regiment, Learned's Brigade.

2nd New Jersey Regiment, Helm's Company

2nd North Carolina Regiment of the Continental Line

2d Virginia Regiment

3rd New York, Captain Lewis Dubois' Company - November 1775. NWTA.

5th Connecticut Regiment

5th Virginia Regiment , 1778.

7th Virginia Regiment, from Virginia. Really!

De La Balmes Military Forces

Clark's Illinois Regiment. Six line companies and three militia companies.

The Culpeper Minute Battalion (NWTA) is based in Illinois and recreates a very early, partially uniformed Virginia militia company.

Haslet's Delaware Regiment, Light Infantry Company in Southern California.

Huntington Militia, Capt. Joshua Roger's Company. The Official Colonial Guard of the Town of Huntington.

Lauzun’s Legion was part of the French military establishment serving in the American colonies (NWTA).

Captain John Outwater's Company of Militia

Pulaski's Independent Legion. NYC and Lancaster, PA.

Selin's Independent Rifle Company at Newtown, NY, 1779 (Continental Line). Shirtmen.

Shelby's Volunteeers from Maryland, Virginia and Pennsylvania.

Wilkes County, Georgia Militia, Captain John Cunningham's Company. The Georgia Refugees


Crown Forces

The Brigade of Guards on American Service, Grenadier Co'y, November 1776 (NWTA)

Brigade of Guards in America, 4th Co'y

The 1st Foot Guards portrays the royal household regiment that is now known as The Grenadier Guards. From Boston, MA.

The 3rd Regiment of Foot Guards (Scots Guards), 5th Coy., 2d Battalion.

King's (8th) Regiment of Foot, Captain Arent Schuyler De Peyster's Company, Fort Michilimackinac Garrison, Michigan.

17th Light Dragoons

22nd Regiment of Foot

His Majesty's 23rd Regiment of Foot, Royal Welch Fusiliers in America based in Massachusetts with several companies in various areas throughout the USA.

This 23rd Foot Royal Welch Fusiliers, 1777, is based in the United Kingdom.

33rd Regiment of Foot, Colonel Cornwallis's Company is also based in California.

The 55th Regiment of Foot, Cap't James Taylor Trevor's Battalion Co'y, (NWTA) recreates a typical county regiment at the Battle of Long Island, 1776.

His Majesty's 64th Regiment of Foot, Major McLeroth's Company.

84th (RHE) Regiment of Foot, 1st Co'y, 2nd Battalion- Major John Small’s company.

The Association for Hessian Military and Civilian History features Jaegers, Grenadiers and Fusiliers. In Germany. In German!

Peters' Corps, the Queen's Loyal Rangers, Captain Justus Sherwood's Company.

King's Rangers, Hayden's Co'y

Brigadier General Oliver DeLancey's Brigade, 2nd Battalion, Capt. Allison's Company is out of Saint John, New Brunswick Canada.

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