Nevada Civil War 150th Anniversary

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150th Anniversary of the Formation of the 1st Battalion, Nevada Volunteer Cavalry

Virginia City, NV

May 25-27, 2013

Thank you to our event Sponsors!



1st Battalion, Nevada Volunteer Cavalry (1863-1866)


Please join us in honoring those brave Nevadans that enlisted to preserve the Union and protect the Nevada Territory 150 years ago!



This event will be a joint venture between the following groups:



This event is being recognized by:


Governor Brian Sandoval, State of Nevada

Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War, Sesquicentennial Event


Visiting reenactors are welcome based upon the following conditions:


Event Coordinator MUST approve all participants.

Non-NCWV/DPFB participants MUST Pre-Register AND obtain approval from event coordinator.

Any unit or individual banned from other PACWR Clubs or Events WILL NOT be admitted to this event.

PACWR Cards Required! If you do not have a PACWR Membership you will be required to pay a $10 weekend event fee by NCWV.

ALL Artillery MUST be approved by Event & Artillery Coordinator in ADVANCE

NO Powder or Cap Reimbursement/Bounty

No Officers over the rank of Captain permitted without approval by event coordinator.


To preregister, contact the event coordinator:


Wayne L. Eder

DPFB Federal Commander


Provide the following information:


  • Club/PACWR Affiliation
  • USA or CSA?
  • Unit Name
  • Commander Name & Rank
  • Number/Names of Participants
  • Camp needed?
  • Number/Type of Tents


A schedule will be posted on this site!

Saturday 5/25/13 will include an all-day event with displays and ceremonies at the Comstock Fireman’s Museum commemorating the 150th Anniversary of the formation of the 1st Battalion, Nevada Volunteer Cavalry. Nevada’s first authorized American Civil War Unit!


Event Flyer


Event Schedule

125 C St. Virginia City, NV