ORGANIZED 1897 CONFEDERACY@ DEO VINDICI
The name "United Daughters of the Confederacy" is a registered trademark of the General Organization and may not be used outside the Organization without the express written consent of the United Daughters of the Confederacy. The official UDC insignia is a registered trademark of the General Organization and may not be used without the express written consent of the President General. E-mail at email@example.com
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 objects 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 objects 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
- April 25 Confederate Memorial Day
- June 3 Birthday of Confederate President Jefferson Davis
- Sept 16 Birthday of Admiral Franklin Buchanan
- Sept 27 Birthday of Admiral Raphael Semmes
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 February 2019 issue of OUR HERITAGE is January 20. Newsletter will be published February 15.
Questions regarding the newsletter
All material not specifically stated to be in the public domain or to be the work of others is copyrighted by the United Daughters of the Confederacy of Mississippi. All rights reserved. May not be reproduced without permission.
This page was last updated on: 1/5/2019
FOR MORE INFORMATION
regarding the UDC or its auxiliary, the Children of the Confederacy, please email UDC General (National) Headquarters at firstname.lastname@example.org or go to the UDC General Website at www.hqudc.org.
Thank you for visiting our website!
Please come again!
Since October 4, 2004, you are visitor #
Welcome to the MS Division UDC Website!
The presence of links to outside Web sites does not imply endorsement, approval, or concurrence by the United Daughters of the Confederacy on any level.
122nd ANNUAL MS DIVISION CONVENTION
"Columbus, Home of the FIRST Memorial Day"
September 20-22, 2018
Click on image of
Stephen D. Lee at left
to view photos!
The November 2018 issue of the
MS Division newsletter
has been published but will not be
posted online. If you need a copy, contact the Editor.
Music: Auld Lang Syne
MS Division Workshop
Lake Tiak-O'Khata, Louisville
March 16, 2019
Click HERE for more information
and for the registration form!
UDC MAGAZINE IMPORTANT NOTICE
Please be advised that at the 2018 Annual General Convention in Richmond, it was voted to begin mailing all issues of the UDC Magazine with an opaque poly-bag covering. The only information that will appear on the outside covering will be your mailing label. There will be no other information on the poly-bag covering. Please be watching for your magazine and do NOT throw it away thinking it is junk mail.
This will begin with the January issue that should arrive in your mailbox at the end of December. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the UDC Magazine Committee Chairman for MS Division, Elisa Shizak.
MS Division is proud and happy to announce that our own Ex-MS Division President Patricia C. Parrish was elected to serve as Recorder General of Military Service Awards for the 2018-2020 term.