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WHAT IS THE UNITED DAUGHTERS OF THE CONFEDERACY?
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.
THE MISSISSIPPI DIVISION UDC
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 above-mentioned 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 27 Confederate Memorial Day (last Monday of April in Mississippi)
- 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.
OUR HERITAGE NEWSLETTER
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 May 2021 issue
is midnight on April 30, 2021.
Newsletter will be published May 15, 2021.
Questions regarding the newsletter
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Our 70th Annual CofC Convention
will be held in Louisville on June 11-12, 2021.
Our youth won't want to miss this!
Registration needs to be completed and postmarked by May 29, 2021.
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This page was last updated on: 6/28/2021
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The May 2021
issue of Our Heritage
MS Division Newsletter
has been published!
2011 - 2021
The mail-in deadline for
MS Chapter and Division year-end reports
will be here before you know it!
They should be mailed to
MS Division President Lynda McKinney
no later than July 31, 2021!
Deadline is quickly approaching!