Reenactors plan meeting

Civil War group will discuss agenda for 2021

STATE COLLEGE — The 148th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry Regiment, Company C, Civil War Reenactment Group will be held at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at Hoss’s Steak & Sea House, 1450 N. Atherton St.

The Civil War reenactors will discuss their participation in Civil War reenacting events being held in 2021, including a President Lincoln Funeral Train reenactment in Elizabethtown on April 23-24, the 160th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg on April 24-25 at the Daniel Lady Farm in Gettysburg, and the 160th anniversary of the Battle of Phillippi the weekend of June 5-6 in Phillippi, W.Va.

During the Civil War, seven of the 10 companies of the 148th Pa. Regiment were recruited from Centre County and became known as “The Centre County Regiment.” The 148th Pa. Volunteer Infantry Regiment, Company C, Reenactment Group has more than 20 active members from Blair, Centre, Clearfield, Mifflin, Juniata and Northumberland counties.

The Regiment is actively recruiting new members. Anyone interested in learning more about Civil War reenacting or the Civil War in general is encouraged to attend.

For more information, contact Lynn Herman at 814-861-0770.


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