Daughters of Union Veterans of the Civil War 1861-1865
Daughters of Union Veterans of the Civil War 1861-1865 503 South Walnut Street Springfield, IL 62704-1932
Direct descendants of honorably discharged soldiers, sailors, and marines who served in the Union Army or navy during the War of the Rebellion of 1861-1865, including those who died or were killed during their term of service, whether members of the Grand Army of the Republic or not, who have attained the age of eight years, are eligible for membership. Each candidate must furnish a complete war record of her ancestor's service. Eligibility is through lineal descent only and not through adoption.