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

The name "United Daughters of the Confederacy"  and the UDC's insignia are a registered trademark of the General Organization and may not be used without the express written consent of the United Daughters of the Confederacy, 328 North Boulevard, Richmond, VA 23220-4097.  E-mail at hqudc@rcn.com 
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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 29 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.  Subscription rate is $15.00 per year. ($27 for two years, $40 for three years.) Subscription rate for 100% Chapters is $12.00 per year.  For additional information or submitting articles and ads and for subscription information, please click here
OUR HERITAGE
Believed to be the oldest continually published Division Newsletter/paper in the General Organization, Mississippi's OUR HERITAGE is published four times each year and is provided to each member of the Mississippi Divison UDC as a benefit of her membership dues.

The next deadline for submission of material for publication in OUR HERITAGE: November 14, 2014. Submit officer and committee messages, news, upcoming events, and pictures 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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118th Annual Division Convention, September 2014
Duncan M. Gray Conference Center
Canton, Mississippi

Our Convention Chairman Pauline Watkins reports:

"Wow!  Convention is finally over - and if you were not there then you missed a great time.  We had business meetings, Dixie Derby Hat Contest, Derby Horse Race, and election & installation of new officers. We also had President General Jamie Likens in attendance, and she even had a hat and horse in the race!"

More information about the MS Division Convention will be available 
in Our Heritage due out in a few weeks. A listing of our newly elected MS Division officers can be found at the link to the left that reads "DIVISION and GENERAL OFFICERS."

 "Reach for the sky, little lady!"
Who is that masked marauder and her trusty steed at MS Division Convention 2014?
(l to r: Celeste Young and Ruth Allbritton
President General Jamie Likins 
with her entry in the Derby Horse Race 
at MS Division Convention 2014

Welcome to the 
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UDC
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