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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
  • 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

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 is 10/20/2016. 
Questions regarding the newsletter 
may be sent to the Division Editor.
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October 8, 2016
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The November 2016 issue of 
the MS-UDC Division newsletter 
Our Heritage 
will be published on November 15, 2016 
and will contain all the changes in Division officers and committee chairmen, District officers, Club officers, and Chapter officers for the 2016-2018 term! 

Congratulations to 
our newly elected 
MS Division President!
Click on President Parrish's 
photo above to view the video 
of her acceptance speech!
2016 Convention
MS Division UDC
Click to view President Parrish's Acceptance Speech on 9/24/16!
Patricia Parrish