MISSISSIPPI DIVISION
UNITED DAUGHTERS
 OF THE
ORGANIZED 1897   CONFEDERACY@    DEO VINDICI

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WHAT IS THE UNITED DAUGHTERS OF 
    THE CONFEDERACY?

The United Daughters of the Confederacy is made up of more than 20,000 women nationwide who are blood descendents, lineal or collateral, of the men and women who served honorably in the Army, Navy or Civil Service of the Confederate States of America or who gave material aid to the cause.  Our objectives are Historical, Educational, Benevolent, Memorial and Patriotic, and our work is concentrated in these areas.

    THE MISSISSIPPI DIVISION UDC

Organized in Meridian, Mississippi, on April 27, 1897, the Mississippi Division United Daughters of the Confederacy has more than 600 members in 28 chapters located throughout the state.  Mississippi Daughters work diligently to carry out the objectives of our Organization.

DAYS OF OBSERVANCE

According to the Standing Rules of UDC General all bodies of the UDC are to observe annually, when possible, the following special days:

  • January 14        Birthday of Commander Matthew Fontaine Maury
  • January 19        Birthday of General Robert E. Lee
  • January 21        Birthday of General Thomas Jonathan "Stonewall" Jackson
  • April 25              Confederate Memorial Day
  • June 3                Birthday of Confederate President Jefferson Davis
  • Sept 10               Founders Day
  • Sept 16               Birthday of Admiral Franklin Buchanan
  • Sept 27               Birthday of Admiral Raphael Semmes
UDC MAGAZINE 

Published monthly (with the sole exception of a combined June/July issue) by the General Organization of the United Daughters of the Confederacy, the UDC MAGAZINE includes messages from the General Officers and news about Division and Chapter activities around the country.  For subscription rates and submission information for articles or ads, please click HERE
OUR HERITAGE

Believed to be the oldest continually published Division Newsletter in the General Organization, Mississippi's OUR HERITAGE is published four times each year (February, May, August, and November) and is provided to each member of the Mississippi Division UDC as a benefit of her membership dues.

The deadline for submission of material for publication in the February issue of 
OUR HERITAGE is 1/20/2018. 
Questions regarding the newsletter 
may be sent to the Division Editor.
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This page was last updated on: 2/17/2018
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The MS Division McGavock Confederate Cemetery Project Committee wishes to thank each of you for the fervor with which you have taken to heart the fulfillment of remembering our Mississippi Confederate dead buried in McGavock Confederate Cemetery.  Project ends 12-31-17.

Click on the McGavock Mississippi monument for more information on this project and to view a database of Mississippi soldiers buried at McGavock.
McGavock Confederate Cemetery Project
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The Historical Records Database is complete!

All UDC membership records 
stored in the UDC Room in Jackson MS 
are now posted to this website! 

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UDC General 
Spring Board
Spring Board will be held on March 3, 2018, in Richmond, Virginia. All MS Division members are welcome to attend. The form for registering is on page 10 of the January UDC Magazine.  (Click here for form)

Patricia C. Parrish
President MS Division UDC
Sara Annence Bonds Pounds 
Honorary MS Division President​

Death Dec 13, 2017
Chapter D. T. Beall 1185 Booneville MS
Ancestor Great Grandfather James Wright Bonds Pvt. Co. A. 2nd.Reg. Ms. Vol.
Membership March 8, 1989 
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Registration forms for 
District I meeting and District II meeting are also in this issue 
of the newsletter!
​The latest issue of the 
MS Division newsletter
Our Heritage
is available to read online!