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  • CWHI Buys Wagon!
    Before cars breezed along paved streets, wagons drawn by horses and mules dominated mid-19th Century roads. A good representation of life during this time is incomplete without a glimpse of period transportation. CWHI is committed to striving towards better authenticity in this regard and as such recently purchased a wagon! This wagon, smaller in size,… Read More »CWHI Buys Wagon!
  • New Year, New Members!
    Many recognize that “the hobby” is changing, trending more and more towards a higher standard of authenticity. Better access to new research and more accurate reproductions is driving much of this, but equally important is the heightened focus the public has on the American Civil War. This has led historic sites across the country to… Read More »New Year, New Members!
  • Member Spotlight
    Our first member spotlight for 2022 is member Chris Brang. Chris currently resides in Mercersburg, Pennsylvania and has been a member of CWHI since its inception in 2014. He has been participating in reenactments and living history programs since 2009 and has extensive experience in Civil War, World War II and Cowboy eras. Steam Locomotives… Read More »Member Spotlight

Latest Events

  • Slaughter Pen Farm
    Slaughter Pen Farm | Fredericksburg, VA | December 10-11, 2022The AVG joined the ranks of a host of units to portray Tar Heels at the Slaughter Pen Farm. Commemorating the 160th anniversary of the Battle of Fredericksburg on hallowed ground where the action actually happened was a sobering experience. Activities included individual, company, and battalion… Read More »Slaughter Pen Farm
  • Winter Quarters at Dill’s Tavern 2023
    Historic Dill’s Tavern | Dillsburg, PA | February 25-26, 2023Members of the AVG assembled for training during winter quarters at Dill’s Tavern in Dillsburg, PA. Between NCO school blocks, drill in Gilham’s Manual of Arms, and sharing good tobacco after wonderful meals, it was a fantastic weekend with our friends in the 4th Virginia Infantry… Read More »Winter Quarters at Dill’s Tavern 2023
  • 160th Battle of Shiloh Reenactment (2022)