Welcome to the Confederate reenactor organization, the Independent Guard Infantry Battalion. Organized in 1997 and celebrating its 20th year, this battalion is dedicated to portraying a working military organization on the field thereby helping to preserve an important part of America’s history: the Civil War.
Our battalion serves the Midwest. One of our most important goals is to be responsive to the needs of the battalion members.
- Russ Judge, Lieutenant Colonel, commanding
- Richard DeWitt, Major
- Dave Julian, Major, Chief of Staff
- Andrew Enyart, Lieutenant, Adjutant
- Tim Coomer, Sergeant Major
- Willy Schnorr, Ordinance Sergeant
The Independent Guard Battalion is affiliated with the Southern Guard Brigade.