The purposes of the organization are exclusively charitable, educational, and historical, and include the following objects:

To pursue patriotic, historical, and educational purposes;

To make research as to the history and deeds of the Federal and Confederate military personnel and to record and publish the same;

To inculcate and foster the love of America, and of its institutions, by all of its residents;

To obey the laws of America and venerate its flag the emblem of its power and civic righteousness; and

For mutual improvement and educational purposes.