We are a Historical Re-enacting Unit, located in Northern NY. This unit is one of the largest re- enacting Units in Northern New York. The unit also boasts a large Civilian Corps. Please refer to any or all of the areas in this site, which peek your interest or curiosity. I hope you enjoy learning about this unit & this website. We welcome your comments and inquiries about this site & about our unit as a whole.
To learn further about this unit, please refer to our unit’s By-laws or send us an e-mail with your questions. If you are interested in becoming a member of this unique unit, please refer to our “New Recruit” section, located on this page. The unit primarily reviews applicants from the Northern N.Y. region, but can refer you to numerous other units belonging to the 2nd Regiment Federal Rifles, as you may indicate or request. Our unit works very closely with other re-enacting units in this region. If you are interested in having our unit do an educational program for you or your organization, club or school. Please refer to our “Educational Opportunity” section for further information on this topic.
The 118th N.Y. Vol. Inf. Co. F is a safety minded and authentic, historical, not-for-profit organization with the goal to portray and educate the public on the lifestyle of the soldiers and civilians during the period in American History known as the “War of the Rebellion” or the “Civil War”. The unit endeavors to accomplish this purpose through an accurate portrayal and impression primarily through the view of typical soldiers and their families. The unit does not condone or endorse emphatically any policy or practice of hatred, racism or bigotry.