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Welcome to the 18th Vermont Regiment's Website. We are a small but dedicated group with a passion for preserving Vermont's Civil War heritage, and educating the public about Vermont's important role during this trying time in our nation's history.
If anyone has any comments or suggestions regarding this site or regarding Vermont's rich Civil War history, please click on the Contact button.
The 18th Vermont is active in
various events and programs, especially during the sesquicentennial
commemorations, and is taking the lead in organizing a series of
presentations on Gettysburg during the summer and fall of 2013. We are also
planning a New England Grand Review in Montpelier the first weekend of June
in 2015 to mark the end of the fighting and return home of the soldiers.
Participation in these activities does not require membership in the 18th
Vermont and we welcome volunteers to help in any aspect of the
18th Vermont donates $2,304.00 to Battlefield Preservation
The 18th Vermont recently presented the Civil War Preservation Trust with a check for $2,304.00 for battlefield preservation. The amount included a donation of $1,000.00 to be used towards the purchase of lands at the battles of the Wilderness and Chancellorsville, and $1,304.00 to be used to purchase 4 acres at Appomattox Station. Vermont troops had a prominent part at both locations.
3rd Vermont Infantry Monument Dedication Saturday October 10, 2009 in Newport News Virginia
A group of approximately fifty people attended the dedication ceremony for new monument honoring the 3rd Vermont Infantry's participation in the Battle of Dam #1 in Newport News, Virginia on Saturday, October 10, 2009.
The 18th Vermont would like to thank all of the individuals and groups that donated to the cause. Because of you this project was possible!
Vice Mayor of Newport News Joe Whitaker (left), and Jim Fouts (right), President of the Eighteenth Vermont Regiment, Inc., address the audience at the dedication ceremony.
A group of the Vermont Civil War Hemlocks, a modern day reenacting group portraying the 3rd Vermont Infantry, traveled from Vermont to participate in the ceremony.
Jim Fouts, author and historian Dr. John Quarstein, and Vice Mayor Whitaker stand in front of the newly dedicated Third Vermont Monument.
Thanks to Jenny Goellnitz for laying out the basic design, backgrounds, and scroll bar for this site.
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