The modern 6th Maine Battery was
formed in 1994 by Gordon McRae and William Lannon. It consists of two
full size replica 10 pound Parrot Rifles. It also has a full size
Members of the reenacting Civil
War gun crew perform all the functions of the Civil War Cannoneers.
Civil War reenactors find it to
be exciting, challenging, and fun. Members are interested in learning
about the Civil War and the 1860's by doing; they share the camaraderie
of a group of individuals sharing a common interest in Civil War
Every effort is made to portray,
in dress and action, the original. We strive to maintain high standards
of safety when in action and are well known for our authenticity in
appearance and demeanor. Uniforms and equipment are crafted to be exact
reproductions of those of the Civil War period. We wear wool, cotton and
linen, camp and sleep in tents and cook over an open fire.