Get to know us

The Ohio Valley Civil Association can be embodied in 3 words:

  • Preserve
  • Honor
  • Educate

Founded in 1997, the Ohio Valley Civil War Association has been reliving history through reenactments and living history events across the Midwest.

The OVCWA has had the privilege of teaching in such amazing places as:

  • Gettysburg National Battlefield, PA
  • Stones River National Battlefield, TN
  • Antietam National Battlefield, MD
  • Fort McAllister, GA
  • Manassas, VA

The OVCWA is also comprised of multiple groups including:

  • 35th Ohio Volunteer Infantry, Co. G,
  • Company A, 1st Battalion 19th US Infantry
  • 1st Ohio Light Artillery Bat. C
  • 66th Illinois Co. G (Birge’s Western Sharpshooters)
  • US Army Signal Corps and Military Telegraph
  • Civil War Civilians of the OVCWA

We are always looking for new members, so if you are interested in joining please visit here