The Order of Confederate Rose (OCR) is an independent support group to the Sons of the Confederate Veterans (SCV). The OCR was founded in Alabama in 1993 and has quickly spread to other surrounding states. The Society in Florida was chartered in February of 2002.
The GEORGIA DIVISION ORDER OF CONFEDERATE ROSE nonprofit, nonracial, nonpolitical, and nonsectarian organization. And as such ancestry is not required for membership. Men, women, and children are all welcome. We encourage all ages to participate. Our little ladies are labeled “rosebuds” and our little gentlemen are labeled “thorns”. Membership into a Chapter is not required if there is not one near to you, there is the option to be a “rambling rose” and join as a member at large.
Membership is $20 for the year or $150 for a life membership.