U. S. Grant Camp, No. 68: Membership Requirements


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Camp Membership Information

Membership in the Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War (SUVCW) 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 14 years of age or older and who can subscribe to the purpose and objects of the SUVCW may become Associate Members.

U.S. Grant Camp #68 also provides for Junior Membership. Junior Members shall be males between the ages of 8 and 14 who meet the qualifications for membership. They may become SUVCW Members at age 14.

If there are any questions on membership in U.S. Grant Camp #68 or on the SUVCW in general, please contact the camp membership representative for additional information:

 Walt Busch, PDC
  1240 Konert Valley Dr.
Fenton, MO 63026
E-mail: wbusch@suvcwmo.org


Background MIDI music, "When Johnny Comes Marching Home", courtesy of Benjamin Robert Tubb.


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