Seeking women age 10 or older who have a direct, blood-related ancestor (or brother of an ancestor) who fought honorably for the Union (i.e. the North) in the Civil War.The Ladies of the Grand Army of the Republic is seeking new members for its chapter in Bridgeport. The Ladies of the G.A.R. was formed in 1881 and is the oldest women's hereditary society in the U.S.Applicants must provide proof of relationship to a Union veteran and the veteran's service.Cost of joining is a one-time application fee of $10 plus $20 annual dues.It takes 10 women to form a chapter.Chapters are named after something or someone relating to the Union in the Civil War.All materials are provided free to from chapter.
Contact:K.D. Ashley,national membership director 34465 Crew Road, Pomeroy, OH45769 PH:(740) 992-7874 if you have questions.