Membership

Eligibility for membership in the Daughters of Union Veterans of the Civil War 1861 - 1865 is based on the eligibility as formerly required for membership in the Grand Army of the Republic which was as follows:

  • Soldiers and Sailors of the U.S. Army, Navy or Marine Corps and Revenue Cutter Service who served between April 12, 1861 and April 9, 1865 in the war for the suppression of the Rebellion, and of such State regiments as were called into active service and subject of the orders of the United States General Officers, between the dates mentioned, and have been honorably discharged therefrom after such service, shall be eligible to membership in the Grand Army of the Republic. No person shall be eligible to membership who has at any time borne arms against the United States   
  • Membership shall be limited to daughters, granddaughters and all great granddaughters of honorably discharged soldiers and sailors who served in the Union Army, Navy or Marine Corps and Revenue Cutter Service during the Rebellion of 1861-1865, and those who died or were killed while serving in the armed services of the Union between April 12, 1861 and April 9, 1865
  • Eligibility shall be through lineal descent only and this shall never be changed
  • The minimum age for membership shall be eight years

 
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