• Civil War Reenacting

    Fight for the Union!

    March forward and be part of history. Join the 8th NJ today as military, civilian, or musician impressions

  • Civil War Reenacting

    National Park Service

    We annually participate at Gettysburg National Park for National Park Service instruction and demonstration

  • Civil War Reenacting

    Remembrance Day

    March to honor the fallen. The 8th NJ participates in the Remembrance Day parade in Gettysburg annually

  • Civil War Reenacting

    Live the History

    We engage in 1st and 3rd person impressions from small, to medium, to large scale "mega" events

  • Civil War Reenacting

    The Life of the Soldier

    Learn military training of the era from daily duties, to dress parades, to battle scenarios

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To Arms! To Arms! Recruits are being sought and desired!

The 8th Regiment New Jersey Volunteer Infantry, Inc. is a living history organization, whose members are committed to the accurate re-creation of the life of the common federal soldier during the American Civil War.

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New website unveiled!

We have updated our website to a modern format and have included our 2015 updated list of events. While we are still going through the process of adding content, please keep in mind that we are a reenacting group and not a historical society. Please send any inquiries related to the reenacting group to webmaster@8thnj.org... [Read More]