Any male descendant, lineal or collateral, of one who served honorably in the Armed Forces of the Confederacy.
Proof of service is required and may be a copy of service records, a copy of a muster roll listing his name, a pension application showing service, an obituary listing Confederate service or a listing in the National Park Service Data Base among others.
Proof of lineage must also be provided on any standard lineage form. An application can be downloaded from the National website. Follow the instructions provided. Proof of lineage can be from bible records, census records, and/or birth/death certificates among others.
Send your completed application along with the proofs to Adjutant, Captain Granville Henderson Oury Camp 1708, 3216 E. Carol Ave., Mesa, AZ 85204-3244. Dues (see below) should be included. For an application form and worksheet see Getting Help just below.
You can become an Associate Member while you are doing your research to complete your application. Membership would then be converted to full membership once the requisite documentation is approved.
Camp 1708 has a Genealogist who would be happy to help you develop the requisite documentation. This help can be invaluable. Camp 1708 also provides genealogy links (click here) to help you.
Yearly dues are $40.00 including the National dues, Arizona Division dues and Camp 1708 dues. Here is a complete breakdown of the dues structure for all membership types. There is a one time Recording fee of $5.00 for a new member. The total to be submitted is prorated based on the time of year it is submitted. Contact the Camp Adjutant for the correct amount.
In addition to regular members as described above, we welcome two
other classes of membership. (see the
for their reduced rates) They are as follows:
Associate Members - those who want to participate while working on their lineage.
Dual Members - those who hold membership in SCV Camps located elsewhere but want to participate in Camp 1708.