Eligibility: Applicants must be lineal descendants of worthy Confederates. An applicant who is a collateral descendant must be a member of CofC or UDC. Certified proof of Confederate Military Record of one ancestor, with Company and Regiment in which served, may be procured from Broadfoot Publishing Company (http://www.broadfootpublishing.com/), 1907 Buena Vista Circle, Wilmington, NC 28411, the Archives of Confederate records in State Capitals, the National Archives and Records Service (http://www.archives.gov/genealogy/military/civil-war/index.html#confed),
Washington, DC 20408, or UDC Business Office (http://hqudc.org/), 328 North Boulevard, Richmond, VA 23220-4009. (Requests made to the Business Office must be accompanied by a check made out to Treasurer General UDC for $15.00 for members and $25.00 non-members and $6.00 postage and handling.)
Photocopies of approved CofC or UDC membership application papers will also be accepted as proof of ancestor's service record, as they show applicant's relationship to the said Confederate veteran.