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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
  • April 25              Confederate Memorial Day
  • 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

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 issue of 
OUR HERITAGE is 1/20/2018. 
Questions regarding the newsletter 
may 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: 12/7/2017
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MS Division 
September 28-30, 2017
in Gulfport, MS

"200 Years and Counting --
A Celebration of 
Mississippi's Bicentennial"
MS Division Disaster Relief Fund
The MS Division UDC Disaster Relief Fund was created and designed as a source of help for the people of Mississippi during times of need.  If you would like to make a donation to the Fund, please send contributions to MS Division Treasurer Mary Landin with a designation for Disaster Relief. Make checks payable to "MS Division UDC Disaster Relief." 

If you know of a need for assistance, contact our MS Division president, Patricia C. Parrish, for more information.
The MS Division McGavock Confederate Cemetery Project Committee wishes to thank each of you for the fervor with which you have taken to heart the fulfillment of remembering our Mississippi Confederate dead buried in McGavock Confederate Cemetery.  Project ends 12-31-17.

Click on the McGavock Mississippi monument for more information on this project and to view a database of Mississippi soldiers buried at McGavock.
McGavock Confederate Cemetery Project
Click for cemetery records
Click here to see Convention awards!
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Music:  Dixie & Bonnie Blue Flag
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The Historical Records Database is complete!

All UDC membership records 
stored in the UDC Room in Jackson MS 
are now posted to this website! 

Click on the button to the right to view the records.
Click here to view records
Silent Auction
at MS Division Convention

Over $2,000.00 was raised through the silent auction and other fundraisers at Division Convention!  All proceeds will go to Mississippi Confederate grave markers at the McGavock Confederate Cemetery in Franklin, Tennessee.  For more information on the cemetery, see below.
Our thoughts and prayers are with all those in the hurricane-ravaged areas of the USA in August and September 2017. 
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