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Join the N-SSA!The N-SSA: A place for people who:

  • Have a love of Civil War History...
  • Enjoy Black Powder Shooting...
  • Thrive on Competiions in: musket, carbine, revolver and artillery...
  • Enjoy camaraderie in a family-friendly gathering...

If any of these interest you, then take a look at the N-SSA. Click here to learn more...

Special Matches Highlight Finale of the Civil War Sesquicentennial

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The North-South Skirmish Association (N-SSA) will hold its 131st National Competition on May 14-17, 2015, at Fort Shenandoah, near Winchester, Virginia. Member units compete in live-fire matches with original or authentic reproduction Civil War period muskets, carbines, rifles, revolvers, mortars and cannons. It is the largest Civil War event of its kind in the country.

Founded in 1950, the N-SSA has over 3,200 individuals that make up its 200 member teams. Each team represents a Civil War regiment or unit and wears the uniform they wore over 150 years ago.

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The 131st Nationals - May 13-17, 2015

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It's been a rough winter, but spring is springing, and we've already been warming up with our early season skirmishes. 

It's soon time for our Spring Nationals. We'll be there before we know it, May is almost here!

This year we have a special event, the ROTC Artillery Demonstration on Thursday at 5:30. And we also have a new regular event, Traditional Musket matches, which will happen Friday at 6:00 pm after the mortar match is completed. 

See you at the Fort! Click here to see the schedule details and for a downloadable copy.

 

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