10 September 1894
The objectives of the organization are Historical, Educational, Benevolent, Memorial and Patriotic, to honor the memory of those who served and those who fell in the service of the Confederate States of America; to protect, preserve and mark the places made historic by Confederate valor; to collect and preserve the material for a truthful history of the War Between the States; to record the part taken by Southern Women in patient endurance of hardship and patriotic devotion during the struggle, and in untiring efforts after the war during the reconstruction of the South; to fulfill the sacred duty of benevolence toward the survivors and toward those dependent upon them; to assist descendants of worthy Confederates in securing proper education; and to cherish the ties of friendship among the members of the Organization.
Those eligible for Active membership are women no less than sixteen years of age who are blood descendants, lineal or collateral, of men and women who served honorably in the Army, Navy or Civil Service of the Confederate States of America, or gave Material Aid to the Cause. Also eligible are those women who are lineal or collateral blood descendants of members or former members of UDC.
Admission to the Organization shall be by invitation through a UDC Chapter.
If you are interested in becoming a member, please provide us with your name, mailing address and telephone number and we will have a member invite you to a local chapter meeting.