143rd NYVI is dedicated to the preservation of American Civil War
History. The members participate in living history presentations, battle
reenactments and parades.
The reactivated 143rd New
York Volunteer Infantry group of re-enactors got its namesake from the
original Civil War Regiment raised at Sullivan County, New York in the
summer of 1862. The reenacting version of the unit was organized in
1985 and is incorporated as a not for profit group. Its main purpose is
to honor the memory and sacrifices of the men who served during the
American Civil War. We do this by living, as authentically as possible,
the lives of the soldiers and recreating the battles that they fought.
To accomplish our endeavor, we participate in encampments, battle
reenactments, parades, and the filming of movies and documentaries. Our
membership is open to civilian impressions as well as military. We are
a family oriented unit with areas in reenacting available to all
members and ages of your family. For more information on becoming a
re-enactor, contact our recruiting officer For more information on the
original 143rd, please see contacts below.