About the ONV

The ONV is an association of individuals and groups who are dedicated to the authentic preservation of our Civil War heritage.


Our mission is to keep our American Civil War history alive through accurate and authentic living history programs for the public (and ourselves) via full- and semi-immersion living history events.


The Old Northwest Volunteers (ONV) is an affiliation of authentic American Civil War living historians from throughout the old northwest territory who are dedicated to preserving history as authentically and accurately as possible.

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