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
  • 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
  • April 25        Confederate Memorial Day
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 May issue of 
OUR HERITAGE is 4/20/2016. 
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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This page was last updated on: 8/16/2016
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The August 2016 issue of the
    MS-UDC Division newsletter
    Our Heritage
    has been published!
Click on the button to view it or access it through the "Our Heritage" link in the left column.


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SPECIAL MEMORIAL SERVICE
MISSISSIPPI MONUMENT AT SHILOH

On April 9, 2016 at 11:00 AM at the Mississippi Monument at Shiloh, an event was held to honor all Mississippi soldiers that fought at The Battle of Shiloh. This was a combined Mississippi Division Sons of Confederate Veterans and Mississippi Division United Daughters of the Confederacy event.




MS Division UDC attendees
Janice Strohm, MS Division President, UDC
Pam Mauldin, MS Division Registrar
Shiloh Confederate Memorial Event
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"The gentleman does not needlessly and unnecessarily remind an offender of a wrong 
he may have committed against him.  
He can not only forgive; he can forget; and 
he strives for that nobleness of self and mildness of character which imparts sufficient strength 
to let the past be but the past."

                                                    ~ Robert E. Lee