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 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: May 1, 2015.  Please remember that photos should be good quality, clear, and in focus!  Submissions should 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: 3/30/2015
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MS Division
United Daughters of the Confederacy®
WORKSHOP​
was held on 
Saturday, March 14, 2015
9 A.M. to 1 P.M.
at the 
War Memorial Building
120 South State Street
Jackson, MS








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would you please email them to the Editor?
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Madame President, Janice Strohm
Left to right:  Celeste Young, Janice Strohm, and Ruth Allbritton
MS Division President Janice Strohm
Check out activities that are planned 
for the next few months by clicking on "Upcoming Events!"