Interested in recreating history and teaching others about our past? Want to join a unit dedicated to honoring and representing Union soldiers in an authentic but fun way? Then we want you! Send us your contact information and we'll contact you back to answer all the questions you may have. Join us in honoring those Jersey civilian volunteers that gave so much for our nation


Recognized for our outstanding performance and historical accuracy, the 8th is invited annually by the National Park Service at Gettysburg to host military demonstrations for the public.


The 8th NJ Volunteer Infantry has been a proud supporter and active participant in the reenacting community since the early 90s.

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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.

The 8th New Jersey is an honorary, reactivated unit in the service of the state of New Jersey and the United States of America and participates in many historical events throughout the country.

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