I don't have Confederate Ancestors or I am not male. How do I become a member of the Friends of the SCV?
You must be affiliated and sponsored by a local SCV Camp The application to become a Friend of the SCV must be submitted with a check in the amount of $40.00, made payable to the SCV for an initial membership in the Friends of the SCV for which you will receive a membership certificate, lapel pin and a one year subscription to the Confederate Veteran magazine which is published six times each year. You will also declare that you are not a member of any anti-American or hate group such as the KKK, neo-Nazi or other White supremacy organization, including groups whose objectives are contrary to the mission and purpose of the SCV as described above and in official SCV literature.
The Friends of the SCV application can be found and printed here.
Thank you for your interest in membership in N. B. Forrest Camp #3 of the Sons of Confederate Veterans. Membership in the SCV is open to all male descendants of any veteran who served honorably in the Confederate armed forces. Membership can be obtained through either direct or collateral family lines, and kinship to a veteran must be documented using accepted standards of genealogical research. The minimum age for membership is twelve (12) years.
Click on the invitation on the left for complete details. This link will open a new window to the National Headquarters.