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Last Updated: 10 October 2016
Membership in the UDC is open to women at least 16 years of age who are lineal (grandfather, great-grandfather, etc.) or collateral
(great-uncle, great-aunt, etc.) blood descendants of men and women who served honorably in the Army, Navy, or Civil Service or the
Confederate States of America, or gave Material Aid to the cause.
No Confederate ancestor who took the Oath of Allegiance before April 9, 1865, shall be eligible to be used for application for membership. If
proof of further Confederate service is available, thereby nullifying the Oath of Allegiance, the ancestor shall be considered for approval.
(From the General Bylaws, United Daughters of the Confederacy, Article IV, Section 3.)