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 General Officers and news about Division and Chapter activities around the country.  
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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.     

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Our organization is made up of more than 20,000 women nationwide who are lineal or collateral blood descendants 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.

Organized in Meridian, Mississippi, on April 27, 
1897, the Mississippi Division United Daughters 
of the Confederacy has hundreds of members 
in many Chapters located throughout the state.
Mississippi Daughters work diligently to 
carry out the objects 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 27              Confederate Memorial Day (last Monday of April in Mississippi)
  • 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

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 2024 issue
is midnight on July 31, 2024.  
Newsletter will be published on or
about August 15, 2024.
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 by the United Daughters of the Confederacy of Mississippi.  All rights reserved.  May not be reproduced without permission.
This page was last updated on: 6/22/2024
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Frances Elizabeth Woodruff
1944 - 2024

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Confederate Soldier 
Lewis F. Gay
the father of REAL DAUGHTER
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MS Division Convention 
will be held in September! 

MS Division
CofC Convention
Gulfport MS
June 2024    

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