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All forms should be filled out and mailed to Headquarters at –
Sons of Confederate Veterans
P.O. Box 59
Columbia, TN 38402
All photo submissions for the Confederate Veteran Magazine can be submitted here.
The Sons of Confederate Veterans is a volunteer organization and while we do not employ paid genealogist, we do have men who volunteer their time and talents to researching potential soldiers that may have served in the Confederate States Army and Navy to verify lineage to descendants to qualify a man to be eligible in joining the Sons of Confederate Veterans.
For more information and finding help in research you can seek an SCV Genealogist.
First welcome to the SCV. The Sons of Confederate Veterans has set up an online educational site that helps prepare and educate new members and new Camp Officers to better understand what how you can help further the Charge of the SCV.
Any member of the Sons of Confederate Veterans can update their personal information by logging into the SCV Member portal. You can reset your password from this page as well. Once logged in you can edit from the member profile page.
If you don’t know your login information or your member account hasn’t been activated, you can request activation here.
The Sons of Confederate Veterans has for many years had the opportunity to earn revenue from Amazon through the AmazonSmile Foundation that will donate 0.5% of the purchase price of eligible products to the Sons of Confederate Veterans.
Although Amazon removed most of the Confederate Products from their site a few years ago, it gives the Sons of Confederate Veterans the opportunity to offer items to our membership that keeps our money spent inside the Confederate Community. You can purchase many Confederate items from the SCV Store.
The Sons of Confederate Veterans does not have a complete database of every Confederate Soldier and Sailor that served. We continue to research and build our archive of information everyday. There are resources that may aid in acquiring the information on the particular soldier or sailor that you are searching for.
Resource Links –
The Confederate Veteran Magazine digital archive is a service for members of the Sons of Confederate Veterans. You will submit the password on the Confederate Veterans Archive page.
If you don’t have the password to access the archive you can request it with this submission form. You will need to submit your member number and the email that you wish to have the password sent.
You can help support many different programs and projects that the Sons of Confederate Veterans has ongoing. All money can be donated online here. Or, can be mailed to SCV Headquarters.
Sons of Confederate Veterans
PO Box 59
Columbia, TN 38402
Please include which program or project you wish the funds to support on the check.
You can login to your SCV Member account on the login page.
If you haven’t received a welcome email from HQ with instructions to create a password, it is likely due to HQ not having a current email. You can submit your Name, Member Number, and the email you wish to use on the Activate Member Login form and within 24 hrs your account will be enabled and a notification email will be sent.
If you have already logged in and have forgotten your password, you can request to reset your password from the Login Page.
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. You will join a local Camp or the Headquarters Camp if there isn’t one local. A full overview and qualifications can be found at the Eligibility Page.
The location of the closest local camp can be found here.
All other questions concerning joining the Sons of Confederate Veterans can be addressed by emailing a recruiter.
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.