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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.


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.


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

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

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 August issue of 
OUR HERITAGE is 7/20/2018. 
Questions regarding the newsletter 
may be sent to the Division Editor.
All material not specifically stated to be in the public domain or to be the work of others is copyrighted 2001 - 2015 by the United Daughters of the Confederacy of Mississippi.  All rights reserved.  May not be reproduced without permission.
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McGavock Confederate Cemetery
Marker Dedication Service
Franklin, Tennessee
Saturday, August 11, 2018 at 9:00 a.m.​

Click on Brigadier General Granbury to the right 
to view and print the dedication service flyer.
UDC Reception Honoring 
MS Division President
A reception hosted by Attala County  Chapter 2592 will be held in honor of
MS Division President, Patricia C. Parrish.  For more information on this event, click on the button below!

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​The May 2018 issue of the 
MS Division newsletter
Our Heritage
is available to read online!
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Wylodean Burrell Edwards
February 26, 1942 - June 22, 2018​

Music:  Dixie
from http://classicwarmovies.com/civil-war-music.html
Great-great-granddaughter of Confederate William Thomas Holden 
Private, Company C, 40th Infantry, Mississippi
Brig. General Hiram B. Granbury born in Copiah County MS and one of six generals who died at the Battle of Franklin in 1864.