Tuesday, September 18, 2007

The 24th Connecticut Militia Regiment

The 24th Connecticut Militia Regiment located in Wilkes-Barre, Pa. took part in the weekend activities at Washingtonburg. The information in this post came from their web site http://www.24cmr.org/ stop by and learn more about them and there schedule of events.

The 24th Connecticut Militia Regiment, Inc. is a recreated organized militia, as well as a non-profit organization composed of men and women who are deeply interested in preserving and recreating the life and times of the common people of the Wyoming Valley, Pennsylvania during the Revolutionary War era. Emphasis has been placed on the soldiers and women that served in the Army from the Wyoming Valley area of Connecticut. The dress or uniform of our unit is primarily militarized civilian clothing with a mixture of issued military items, as most of the soldiers were of the settlements in the Valley.

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