The SUVCW is a patriotic fraternal organisation made of male descendents of soldiers who fought in the US Civil War on the Union side.
The SUVCW is one of a number of organisation who see themselves as the successor to the Grand Army of the Republic.
Insignias[edit | edit source]
Insignias take the form of medal-like badges worn on the left chest.
Associate Badges[edit | edit source]
Associate do not fulfil the membership requirement of being a descendant of a union veteran but are allowed to join as associate due to their interest in the aim of the Organisation.
Membership Badges[edit | edit source]
Only one type of membership badge may be worn at a time although other commemorative medals may be worn in addition to them.
Past Commander[edit | edit source]
These badges are worn by commanders following the end of their mandate. It is worn in addition to their current membership badge.
Service badges[edit | edit source]
awarded for continuous membership within the organisation