The Washington Court House Circle of the Ladies of the Grand Army of the Republic is seeking to revitalize its chapter with new members.This local chapter is nearly 100 years old!
The Ladies of the Grand Army of the Republic (L.G.A.R.) is the OLDEST women's hereditary society in the U.S.--even older than the D.A.R.!It was formed nationally in 1881.Membership is open to women age 10 or older with either of the following:
(A) a direct, blood-related ancestor who served honorably for the Union in the federal forces of the Civil War or
(B) a direct, blood-related male or female ancestor whose borther served honorably for the Union in the federal forces of the Civil War.
Applicants must provide minimum documentation of connection to the Union ancestor and the service of the Union ancestor. The cost is a $10 application fee plus $15 annual dues.
Send for an application by contacting K. D. Ashley, national membership director, 34465 Crew Road, Pomeroy, OH45769 (PH:740-992-7874).