United Daughters of the Confederacy Records, 1855-1999.


United Daughters of the Confederacy. United Daughters of the Confederacy Records, 1855-1999.

United Daughters of the Confederacy Records, 1855-1999.

The United Daughters of the Confederacy Records include materials that give insight into the operation of the UDC and illustrate the work and projects undertaken by its members. This collection includes 22 cubic feet of material in 42 mss boxes and 3 oversized boxes. Items in the collection range in date from 1855-1999, with the bulk of the material dating from 1890-1930. The collection contains items such as reports, correspondence, membership applications, meeting minutes, photographs, rosters, magazines, maps, and the un/published research works of UDC members.

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Goodlett, Caroline Douglas (Meriwether) 1833-1914.

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Raines, Anna Mitchell Davenport, 1853-1915

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Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889

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Mary Ann Lamar Cobb (1818-1889), wife of Gen. Howell Cobb (1815-1868). From the description of Letter to Mary Ann Lamar Cobb, 1888 Oct. 2. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 38476494 Jefferson Davis (1808-1889) was born in Kentucky. He attended Transylvania University for a short time before enrolling at West Point in 1824, at the age of 16. He graduated in 1828 and immediately joined the First Infantry. His regiment was engaged in the Blackhawk War of 1831. In 1833, he became a...

Morgan, John Hunt, 1825-1864

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Confederate cavalry raider and brigadier general of Kentucky. From the description of John Hunt Morgan papers, 1840-1870; 1890 [manuscript]. WorldCat record id: 25166317 John Hunt Morgan was a veteran of the Mexican War and known for his guerrilla activities for the Confederates during the Civil War. From the description of Broadside, 1868 April 15. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 49348053 Confederate cavalry officer. Fr...

Boyd, Belle, 1844-1900

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Confederate spy. Born Martinsburg, Va. Imprisoned for spying July-Aug. 1862 and Aug.-Dec. 1863. She went to England in 1864 and there married Sam Wilde Hardinge, one of the Union officers who had guarded her. After his death several years later she returned to the U.S. In 1865 she published a sensational memoir, "Belle Boyd in camp and prison". It appears that she did make several appearances in dramatic productions and gave some public lectures, but the woman who acted and lectured for many yea...

Lee, Robert Edward, 1807-1870

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Robert Edward Lee (1807-1870) served as General of the Confederate Army in the U.S. Civil War and was president of Washington College in Lexington, Virginia from 1865 to 1870. Lee spent the first twenty-three years of his military career in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. From 1837 to 1841 he was superintending engineer for the harbor of St. Louis and the upper Mississippi and Missouri rivers. Robert E. Lee was a United States Army officer, 1829-1861; commander of Virginia forces in the ...

United Sons of Confederate Veterans

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Sons of Confederate Veterans (Organization)

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Helm, Benjamin Hardin, 1831-1863

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United Confederate Veterans

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Organized 1889. From the description of United Confederate Veterans scrapbooks, 1913. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 276172561 Henry Stewart formed a company nicknamed the "Hamilton Blues" for the Confederacy during the Civil War. After the war, this Florida native was elected as Camp Commander and namesake for Fort Stewart of the United Confederate Veterans located in Jasper, Florida. The organization was designed to orchestrate memorials to Confederate veterans and support...

Children of the Confederacy

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Confederate States of America. Army. Kentucky Brigade, 1st

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The First Kentucky Brigade was part of the Confederate Army. it became known as the Orphan Brigade after Union troops captured Fort Donelson (1862), leaving the brigade cut off from it's home state for the duration of the war. Despite this, the Orphan Brigade distinguished itself on and off the battlefield by maintaining high morale, discipline, and effective military tactics. They lost to brigader generals in battle: Roger Weightman Hanson and Benjamin Hardin Helm. Regiments from the brigade fo...

Beauregard, G. T. (Gustave Toutant), 1818-1893

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P.G.T. Beauregard was a Confederate States Army general from New Orleans, Louisiana. The Aztec Club was organized in 1847 as a fraternal society for officers serving under General Winfield Scott's command in Mexico City. Several officers later became major Civil War leaders. From the description of Pierre Gustave Toutant Beauregard letter, 1892 Dec. 29. (Louisiana State University). WorldCat record id: 70294149 Former Confederate general and resident of New Orleans. At the t...

Confederate Survivors Association

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"The Confederate Survivors Association of Augusta, Georgia, was regularly organized on May 3, 1878 but had its beginning in an older organization known as the Cavalry Survivor=s Association, Augusta, Georgia, in 1866. This may have been one of the earliest Confederate veterans organizations. Captain William B. Young was the president of the Cavalry Survivors Association for twelve years until merged with the Confederate Survivors Association in 1878. The Confederate Survivors Association was a b...

United Daughters of the Confederacy Kentucky Division.

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United daughters of the Confederacy

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The Southern Cross of Honor award, which later became the Cross of Military Service, originated on Oct. 13, 1862 as an act of the Confederate Congress to recognize the courage and good conduct of officers, non-commissioned officers and privates of the Confederate army. However, due to wartime shortages, the medals were not made, but the recipients' names were recorded in an Honor Roll for future reference. The cross's design was created by Mrs. Alexander S. Erwin in July 1898. It featured a cros...

Johnson, A. Sydney (Albert Sydney)

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Jackson, Stonewall, 1824-1863

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Stonewall Jackson (1824-1863) was a Confederate Army officer from Lexington (Rockbridge Co.), Va. From the guide to the Stonewall Jackson papers, 1855-1906, (David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University) Confederate general. From the description of Stonewall Jackson papers, 1842-1898 (bulk 1861-1862) [manuscript]. WorldCat record id: 23186323 Confederate Army officer, from Lexington (Rockbridge Co.), Va. From the de...