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Confederate Unit Affiliation Change   (August 7, 2017)

Our organization has decided to change our confederate affiliation and portrayal from Company C, 5th Georgia, to Company G, 15th Tennessee. Co. G, 15th TN has a unique and almost forgotten story which we feel the need to portray to the public, more so than the 5th Georgia. A new website will be running soon, and this website will redirect there upon completion.

Aurora event removed from schedule   (August 7, 2017)

Upon a unit decision, we have decided to pull the Aurora event at Blackberry farm from our schedule in order to conserve resources for the many other events we still plan to attend.

Dinner with the 45th   (June 25, 2017)

On July 21st at 6:30 PM, Join the 45th Illinois and General Grant in our camp at the Lombard Civil War event in Four Seasons Park for Supper! So we plan accordingly, please RSVP at 45thlaundress@gmail.com by July 20th. Download our flyer HERE

Event Cancelled   (May 28, 2017)

After receiving conflicting information earlier in the year, it has been determined that the event in Orion, Illinois is no longer occuring; our Schedule has been updated to reflect this.

Schedule Change   (April 15, 2017)

Upon further decision, the unit has decided to cancel our planned attendance at a Friday-Saturday living history in Camanche, IA in favor for an event the same weekend in Morton, IL. The reason for this change being that enough members could not commit to attending the entire day on Friday of the event. See our full schedule on our EVENTS page.

2017 Events   (January 22, 2017)

Our 2017 schedule has been released, you can see our season schedule on our EVENTS page.


2016 Events   (January 24, 2016)

Our 2016 schedule has been released, you can see our season schedule on our EVENTS page.


Facebook Page   (July 7, 2015)

Starting today, the 45th Illinois, Company C now has a facebook page! Check it out HERE.

Cantigny Event Canceled   (June 9, 2015)

The annual event at Cantigny has been canceled for this year. To replace this event, the unit has decided to attend an event in Danville, IL the same weekend. The events page has been updated accordingly.


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