Painting of the USS Tahoma, Unadilla Class 90 day gun boat
USS Tahoma Marine Guard
Article 2: Purpose of the U.S.S. Tahoma Marine Guard
We are the U.S.S. Tahoma Marine Guard (TMG), an independent infantry
unit, with an
artillery detachment, portraying 1861-1865
Our goal is to recreate a
Research into the period is ongoing, being tied in with other like-minded marine groups around the country with similar objectives to establish, organize, and to participate in living history encampments and reenactments of historical events which the TMG shares information.
1. To further the publicís awareness and understanding of the U.S. Marine Corps and civilian/refugee history of the American Civil War period.
2. Training programs for re-enactors portraying the America Civil War time period that will teach proper drills and safety.
3. To perform and support historical research and preservation of the U.S. Marine Corps during the America Civil War time period.
4. To share research relevant to U.S. Marine Corps history during the American Civil War time period through lectures, seminars, round-table discussions, living history encampments, and reenactments of historical events;
5. To work with other organizations with similar objectives to establish, organize and participate in American Civil war time period living history encampments and reenactments of historical events;
6. To engage in other activities related to raising the publicís awareness and understanding of the American Civil War U.S. Marine Corps historical events and their related effect upon our culture.
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American Civil War photograph of US Marines