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Membership in the Sons of Confederate Veterans 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 genealogically. The minimum age for membership is 12.
Be a Friend of the SCV
As a way to keep everyone that loves the South involved and persons who support the SCV, but do not meet the requirements for membership can become a friend.
Become a Friend of the SCV and Keep updated.
Some Camps already have associate membership programs in place for their
supporters who do not have Confederate ancestry and are free to join the Friends of the SCV with the SC Division to stay alerted and involved, along with becoming an associate member of a local Camp.
The South Carolina Division – Sons of Confederate Veterans has many programs that members can be involved in to see that the True History is presented to future generations, protect and preserve the Confederate Soldiers final resting place, place monuments and Crosses of Honor in their memory, along with sharing the lives and stories of these brave men that fought to protect their homes and families.
South Carolina Division 2016 Leadership Conference
It is time to make plans to attend the 2016 Leadership Conference on the 13th of February. The SC Division Leadership Conference is an event that the current and future leaders of the Sons of Confederate Veterans can come together and learn or hone the skills […]
by Forrest McDonald (THE SOUTHERN PARTISAN, Winter, 1985)
Southerners rarely while away their leisure hours by contemplating Yankees, for there is no point in thinking of unpleasant things if one is not obliged to do so. Yet the practice does have value; to some extent, at least, we are defined by those […]