The National Civil War Artillery Association

and the

Sons of Veterans Reserve

of the Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War

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August 28, 2021

on the grounds of St. John's Lutheran Church, 2149 Lutheran Church Road, Beaufort, Missouri 63013

A School of the Piece, a muzzle-loading artillery safety qualification program for re-enactors and living historians, was held August 28, 2021, on the grounds of St. John's Lutheran Church, 2149 Lutheran Church Road, Beaufort, Missouri. The program was presented by the National Civil War Artillery Association and the Sons of Veterans Reserve of the Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War. Twenty-eight cannoneers were qualified by eight NCWAA instructors.

NCWAA School of the Piece at Beaufort, MO, 2021
Region XII Co-Chief Inspector Steve Allen welcomes participants to the NCWAA School of the Piece on the grounds of St. Johnís Lutheran Church in Beaufort, MO, August 28, 2021.

NCWAA School of the Piece at Beaufort, MO, 2021
Region XII Co-Chief Inspector Steve Allen welcomes participants to the NCWAA School of the Piece on the grounds of St. Johnís Lutheran Church in Beaufort, MO, August 28, 2021.

NCWAA School of the Piece at Beaufort, MO, 2021
Instructors demonstrate the NCWAA drill procedure for attendees at the NCWAA School of the Piece on the grounds of St. Johnís Lutheran Church in Beaufort, MO, August 28, 2021.

NCWAA School of the Piece at Beaufort, MO, 2021
First-time school participants listen to a classroom presentation at the NCWAA School of the Piece on the grounds of St. Johnís Lutheran Church in Beaufort, MO, August 28, 2021.

NCWAA School of the Piece at Beaufort, MO, 2021
A crew is instructed in field gun drill at the NCWAA School of the Piece on the grounds of St. Johnís Lutheran Church in Beaufort, MO, August 28, 2021.

NCWAA School of the Piece at Beaufort, MO, 2021
A crew is instructed in field gun drill at the NCWAA School of the Piece on the grounds of St. Johnís Lutheran Church in Beaufort, MO, August 28, 2021.

NCWAA School of the Piece at Beaufort, MO, 2021
A crew is instructed in mountain howitzer drill at the NCWAA School of the Piece on the grounds of St. Johnís Lutheran Church in Beaufort, MO, August 28, 2021.

NCWAA School of the Piece at Beaufort, MO, 2021
A crew is instructed in mountain howitzer drill at the NCWAA School of the Piece on the grounds of St. Johnís Lutheran Church in Beaufort, MO, August 28, 2021.

NCWAA School of the Piece at Beaufort, MO, 2021
A crew is instructed in mountain howitzer drill at the NCWAA School of the Piece on the grounds of St. Johnís Lutheran Church in Beaufort, MO, August 28, 2021.

NCWAA School of the Piece at Beaufort, MO, 2021
Crews fire their pieces during a demonstration at the NCWAA School of the Piece on the grounds of St. Johnís Lutheran Church in Beaufort, MO, August 28, 2021.

NCWAA School of the Piece at Beaufort, MO, 2021
Crews fire their pieces during a demonstration at the NCWAA School of the Piece on the grounds of St. Johnís Lutheran Church in Beaufort, MO, August 28, 2021.