Training Videos

The 53rd PVI strives for authenticity in uniform, equipment, drill, etc. We want to do things period-correct, as they were explained in the original Army manuals and tactics as well as from first-hand accounts by the soldiers.  Civil War Digital Digest has lots of great videos… I’ve posted a few of them below. I suggest following Civil War Digital Digest’s YouTube page. From there, you can watch all of their videos.

Stacking Arms (Casey’s)

Campaigning In the Civil War – Shelter

Cartridge Box 101

Reverse Arms

Resting On Arms

Civil War Regimental Staff


Musket Tools

Blanket Stitches

Packing Your Knapsack