By invitation only
Who is Eligible
Those eligible for active membership are women no less than 16 years of age who are blood descendants, lineal or collateral, of men and women who served honorably in the Army, Navy, or civil service of the Confederate States of America or gave material aid to The Cause. Also eligible are those women who are lineal or collateral blood descendants of members or former members of the UDC. Adopted children are not eligible for membership by virtue of their adoptive parents' bloodline but solely by virtue of their natural or biological parents' bloodlines.
Proof of Eligibility
Proof of an ancestor's service to the Confederate States of America must be provided and may be obtained upon request from any of the following sources (if available):
Proof of a veteran's dates must also be submitted and may be obtained from any of the following sources:
Proof of an applicant's relation to the Confederate veteran must also be provided (usually in the form of birth, marriage, and death certificates).
Please note that genealogical research is NOT available from the UDC's Business Office.
Admission to the organization shall be by invitation through a Chapter.
The application shall bear the endorsement of two members of the accepting Chapter to whom the applicant is personally known. She shall be accepted for membership as described in the UDC Bylaws.
This site last updated 01/16/2011 Col. Thomas Hardeman, Jr. UDC Chapter 2170 Macon, Ga.
Site Created 8/06/2003