Membership Eligibility and Application
The Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War is a patriotic and educational organization, similar to the Grand Army of the Republic. It was founded on November 12, 1881 and incorporated by Act of Congress August 20, 1954. The Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War is the legal heir to and representative of the Grand Army of the Republic.
Member (and Junior): A male descendant, 14 years of age (6 to 14 for Juniors), who:
Associate: Men who do not have the ancestry to qualify for hereditary membership may become Associates if they:
Although an Associate is not required to meet the lineage requirement of a Member, he is still subject to the second and third provisions of hereditary eligibility. An Associate may vote and hold any office except those of Commander-in-Chief, Senior Vice Commander-in-Chief, Junior Vice Commander-in-Chief, National Secretary, National Treasurer and Commanding Officer of the Sons of Veterans Reserve. Associates may not exceed one-third of the total membership of the Camp at the time of election.
A membership application for the Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War may be obtained from this Web Site by selecting the following link:
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If you have questions regarding eligibility or the application, please contact the Junior Vice Commander-in-Chief at the following email address:
Membership information requests for any of the four Ladies' Orders should to be sent directly to the below email addresses. At a minimum, please ensure that your request for information includes your name, U.S. mail address and email address.
Auxiliary to the Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War
Daughters of Union Veterans of the Civil War
Ladies of the Grand Army of the Republic
Woman's Relief Corps, Auxiliary to the Grand Army of the Republic
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