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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 August issue of 
OUR HERITAGE is 7/20/2017. 
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: 5/31/2017
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MS Division 
Convention Call
September 28-30, 2017
in Gulfport, MS

"200 Years and Counting --
A Celebration of 
Mississippi's Bicentennial"
Click on the button below to see 2016 
MS Division Convention Photos & Video
Click here to see last year's (2016) photos & video
MS Division Disaster Relief Fund
As you have heard, the Hattiesburg area was hit hard by the January 21 tornado. There are other communities involved.  

​With this in mind, the MS Division UDC Disaster Relief Fund needs to make a contribution to help with this disaster. It is designed to help people of Mississippi.

If you wish to contribute to help with this disaster through the UDC, please send contributions to MS Division Treasurer Mary Landin with a designation for Disaster Relief. Checks maybe made to MS Division UDC Disaster Relief. 

​​Thank each of you for your interest in always reaching out to those in need.
Patricia C. Parrish
President MS Division UDC
The path of the Hattiesburg Tornado, 1/21/2017
The MS Division McGavock 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 Cemetery Project
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