The ASUVCW encourages you to express your patriotism, love of country, and pride in our heritage by joining us in patriotic and charitable works. For women whose roots are deeply embedded in our nation’s past, what better way to honor our ancestors and their sacrifices for our country? The Auxiliary also offers opportunities to women interested in history who do not have Civil War ancestry to join us in remembering the Boys in Blue!
Membership in the Auxiliary to Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War May be obtained through eligibility in the following ways:
- Hereditary Membership: As the wife, sister, daughter, legally adopted daughter, granddaughter, great-granddaughter and so forth, niece and grandniece and so forth, not less than twelve (12) years of age, of a deceased or honorably discharged Soldier, Sailor or Marine who served in the Union Army, Navy or Coast Guard (including Revenue Cutter Service) during the Civil War of 1861 to 1865.As the wife, widow, mother or legally adopted daughter of a member of the Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War, with lineage, in good standing.
- Non-Hereditary Membership: Those ladies who do not qualify for membership under #1 or #2 above, but who desire to affiliate with the ASUVCW.
- Junior Members: Those young ladies between the ages of six (6) and eleven (11), who otherwise qualify for membership under #1 or #2 above.