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Beaufort, MO: NCWAA School of the Piece

June 29, 2019 all-day
St. John's Lutheran Church
2149 Lutheran Church Road
Beaufort, MO 63013
Randy Baehr

Beaufort, MO: NCWAA School of the Piece

2017 NCWAA School

Crews are instructed in field gun drill at the NCWAA School of the Piece on the grounds of St. John’s Lutheran Church in Beaufort, MO, June 24, 2017.


A School of the Piece, a muzzle-loading artillery safety qualification program for re-enactors and living historians, will be held June 29, 2019, on the grounds of St. John’s Lutheran Church, 2149 Lutheran Church Road, Beaufort, Missouri 63013. The program is presented by the National Civil War Artillery Association and the Sons of Veterans Reserve of the Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War. A registration fee of $20 per participant seeking qualification should be prepaid. This fee includes a two-year membership in the NCWAA.

The public is welcome to watch the instruction.  There is no admission charge to the public, only to participants.

NCWAA staff members will instruct and qualify. Cannoneers successfully completing the course will be issued a qualification card valid for two years.

Crews and guns from all muzzle-loading periods (Civil War and earlier) and serving under all flags are welcome and encouraged to attend. Reenactors who regularly serve artillery are urged to attend, and those who do not regularly serve artillery but who wish to extend their knowledge are also encouraged to participate.

Interested individuals and units should contact Steve Allen, Turner Brigade, at (573) 578-5822, email steveallen855@centurytel.net, for registration materials. Registration forms are also available online at http://home.earthlink.net/~ncwaastl/. Registration will close on June 8. Checks for the $20 registration fee should be made payable to “HQ 4th Military District, SVR” and should be submitted with registration forms by the close of registration.

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