Department of New York
the Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War
is open to all male descendants,
whether through lineal or collateral line
and not less than 14 years of age who:
(1) are a blood relative of a soldier, sailor, marine, or member of the Revenue Cutter Service who was regularly mustered and served honorably in, was honorably discharged from, or died in the service of the Army, Navy, Marine Corps, or Revenue Cutter Service of the United States of America or in such state regiments called to active service and was subject to orders of United States general officers between April 12, 1861 and April 9, 1865;
(2) have never been convicted of any infamous or heinous crime and
(3) have, or whose ancestor through whom membership is claimed has, never voluntarily borne arms against the government of the United States.
Males who do
not have the ancestry
to qualify for hereditary membership,
but who demonstrate a genuine interest in the Civil War,
who are fourteen years of age or older,
and who can subscribe to the purpose and objects
of the SUVCW may become Associate Members.
Many Camps may
provide for Juniors provided that it is not prohibited by
their respective Departments. Juniors shall be males at least six but less than
fourteen years of age who meet the qualifications for Regular Membership.
They can become Regular members at age fourteen.
more information on joining The SUVCW,
16 Vanderbilt Dr
Highland Mills, NY 10930
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