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Member Units

19th Michigan Infantry

19th Michigan Infantry

The reactivated 19th Michigan Infantry was formed in 1963 by Louis E. Capek. Nine members made up the first roster, one of whom, Jim Platt, is still very active with the unit. Presently, there are 12 active members on the roster.

1st Michigan Engineers and Mechanics

1st Michigan Engineers and Mechanics

On July 18, 1974, the First Michigan Engineers and Mechanics were reactivated with eight charter members including the unit's first commander, Perry Betterley.


21st Michigan Infantry

21st Michigan Infantry


The reactivated 21st Michigan Infantry had its start as the Dearborn Sharpshooters of Greenfield Village in 1962. The Sharpshooters were formed by Rudy Ruzicska, Max DuBois II (the first commander), Tom Waldecker and Richard Hoeft.

Huron Rangers Riflemen, 5th Michigan Volunteer Infantry

Huron Rangers Riflemen, 5th Michigan Volunteer Infantry

The 5th Michigan, commonly known was the Huron Rangers, is the senior member unit in the Northwest Territory. In fact it is one of the oldest units in the entire association with the assigned seniority number of 004, of some 200 teams currently in the N-SSA.

5th Battery, Michigan Light Artillery

5th Battery, Michigan Light Artillery

Today, the 5th Battery carries on the traditions and uniforms of the original Battery. The Battery found its start on May 21, 1960, as the Lansing Light Artillery, being organized by Civil War buffs of the Lansing Muzzle Loading Gun Club.

7th Tennessee Infantry

7th Tennessee Infantry

The 7th Tennessee Volunteer Infantry, was started in 1989 by a group of friends, mostly members of Richmond Purcells' Battery, who wished to expand the Northwest Territory of the N-SSA.

7th Michigan Volunteer Infantry

7th Michigan Volunteer Infantry

The current 7th Infantry was formed in Monroe in 1972. The uniform chosen was one worn by Cpl. LaPointe in September of 1861, as a member of Company D (Monroe Light Guard).

1st Michigan Volunteer Infantry

1st Michigan Volunteer Infantry

The 1st Michigan Volunteer Infantry was reactivated by Don Ashley and Robert Zink in May of 1964 during the Civil War Centennial. There were nine charter members when it stood inspection for membership in the North-South Skirmish Association (N-SSA).

15th Regiment Virginia Volunteer Cavalry

15th Regiment Virginia Volunteer Cavalry

The reactivated 15th Virginia Cavalry was formed in 1959. They began their roster with 20 members. The 15th Virginia Cavalry holds the distinction of being the first North-South Skirmish Association (N-SSA) Confederate team north of the Mason-Dixon line and holds seniority number 49.

4th Michigan Volunteer Infantry

4th Michigan Volunteer Infantry

The reformed Fourth Michigan came together in 1960 at Dundee, Michigan under the guidance of Mike Yeck, who later would become the Commander of the Northwest Territory.

14th Tennessee Infantry Regiment

14th Tennessee Infantry Regiment

The 14th Tennessee was reactivated for the purposes of participating in North-South Skirmish Association (N-SSA) skirmishes in 1974, originally under the command of Joseph Syler.

1st Regt. South Carolina Vol. Infantry

1st Regt. South Carolina Vol. Infantry

The reactivated 1st South Carolina Vol. Inf. was mustered into the N-SSA at the 1970 Spring Nationals. The unit considers itself a family organization, with husbands and wives, and sons and daughters as members.

Battery C, 1st Michigan Light Artillery

Battery C, 1st Michigan Light Artillery

The Present-day Battery C, 1st Michigan Light Artillery, was reactivated in 1964, by Jerry Phillips, the first commander. Battery C currently has over twenty active members in the N-SSA ranks, and is a pretty diverse group of people, very much like an extended family.

24th Michigan Volunteer Infantry

24th Michigan Volunteer Infantry

The 24th Michigan of the North-South Skirmish Association had its beginning in 1954 as the Michigan Light Artillery. Joining the N-SSA in 1957, they remained as the Michigan Light Artillery Volunteers until 1962, when the present name was adopted, the 24th Michigan Volunteer Infantry.

111th Ohio Volunteer Infantry

111th Ohio Volunteer Infantry

The 111th OVI has been a member of the North-South Skirmish Association (N-SSA) for over 30 years. We are the 24th most senior unit in the N-SSA competing in the Northwest Territory (NWT) and based in the greater Toledo, Ohio area.

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