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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
- 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 November issue of
OUR HERITAGE is 10/20/2017.
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This page was last updated on: 10/10/2017
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September 28-30, 2017
in Gulfport, MS
"200 Years and Counting --
A Celebration of
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 honor the memory of 424 Mississippians who fell in the service of the Confederacy at the Battle of Franklin and to protect and preserve the place of their burial made historic by their valor.
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
Music: Dixie & Bonnie Blue Flag
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.
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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