2nd Infantry Regiment United State Colored Troops Living History Association



The 2nd Infantry Regiment United State Colored Troops Living History Association was established in partnership with the John G. Riley Center and Museum of African American History and Culture and the Natural Bridge Historical Society to represent the 2nd and 99th Regiments of the United States Colored Troops (U.S.C.T.) who fought at the Battle of Natural Bridge.  The story of these brave soldiers and the civilians that supported them had gone untold for more than the 33 years of reenacting the Battle of Natural Bridge.  The participation of the Association assures a more authentic and accurate account of the battle as it occurred on March 6, 1865.  Since its inception in February 2010, the Association has expanded its role to include year-round educational, cultural and historical programming.  Our membership reflects men, women and children, from various walks of life who have come together to promote the African-American perspective of the Civil War. 









To Preserve, Protect, Educate, Promote, and Interpret the accomplishments of the original soldiers of the 2nd Infantry Regiment USCT , their families, and the countless others who supported the fight for freedom for all Americans.



Reenacting the Past with Hope of Shaping the Future



Battle Reenactments  -  Living History Demonstrations  -  Lectures

Research  -  Educational Programming

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Battle of Olustee

  • Olustee Battlefield Historic State Park 5815 Battlefield Trail Road Olustee, FL 32087 USA (map)

The Olustee Battlefield Historic State Park will host the 42nd Annual Reenactment of the Battle of Olustee, Feb. 15-17, 2019. Throughout the weekend, more than 2,000 demonstrators will present living history impressions of military and civilian life at the time of Florida’s largest Civil War battle.

The 2nd Inf. USCT LHA will participate in the  Civil War-era battle reenactment on Saturday, February 16, and Sunday, February 17.

For more information about this reenactment event can be found at http://battleofolustee.org/


Earlier Event: February 8
L. B Brown Black History Festival
Later Event: March 1
Battle of Natural Bridge