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WHAT IS THE UNITED DAUGHTERS OF
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 16 Birthday of Admiral Franklin Buchanan
- Sept 27 Birthday of Admiral Raphael Semmes
- April 25 Confederate Memorial Day
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 November issue of OUR HERITAGE was 10/23/15. Questions regarding the newsletter
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This page was last updated on: 1/4/2016
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Read the speech given by Major General Harold Cross (ret.) at the Mississippi Monument Dedication Ceremony on Shiloh Battlefield. MS-Division UDC was granted permission to post it here in its entirety!
Our dear beloved Mississippi Division Ex-Division President Myra Sandidge passed away on November 17, 2015.
Our hearts go out to her husband Tommy
and the members of Capt. Samuel J. Ridley Chapter 2430.
L to R: Myra Sandidge, Janice Strohm
Chapter President Myra Sandidge with Capt.Samuel J. Ridley 2430 members and guests in Canton on May 5, 2015