The Brigade is a non-profit living history association dedicated to recreating the life and times of the common soldier of the American War for Independence, 1775-1783. Members represent elements of all the armies then involved: Continental, Militia, British, Loyalist, German, French, Spanish, and Native American forces plus civilian men, women and children.
Since 1962 the Brigade has been recreating a broad spectrum of the 18th Century. It’s activities include military encampments, tactical exercises, firelock shooting competitions, craft demonstrations and social activities. The Brigade also conducts annual schools and educational seminars featuring experts from several fields of 18th Century study.
The Brigade maintains a modest research library and publishes an educational journal, The Brigade Dispatch, a regularly scheduled newsletter, the Brigade Courier, and periodic instructional booklets and papers.
Membership is open to all persons.
|Brigade Facts (FAQ)
Answers the the most frequently asked questions about the Brigade
|Brigade 2016 Schedule
The Brigade’s upcoming calendar of events and event information
|Brigade Publications and Merchandise
A listing of the educational publications and recordings available from the Brigade
Military Music of the American Revolution Book
|Come Visit the…
Featuring photos of the 2012 National Encampment at Fort Frederick and other wonderful events.
Addresses to contact regarding joining the Brigade or
having the Brigade come to your town or historic site
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Current title image by Sean Dermond, 3rd New Jersey Regt.
Military Musick of the American Revolution in the Merchandise section.
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