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OUR HERITAGE Page 2,Continued from page 1, There is much to learn and also much joy in serving the Mississippi Division. Time is running short but if any of the officers or committee chairs have. something to add to our Presidents,packets please get it to me NOW so it can. be added I hope these will also be,covered at Division Workshop and that you. are prepared to answer any questions,I am always here to help if I can. Please call me with questions or,concerns I am happy to serve.
In UDC Love and Service,Pamela Mauldin,General Convention Awards. Ladies another General Convention has come and gone It was my last one to represent you all as. Division President I was honored to stand and accept nine awards for MS Division They are. 1 Most chapters in Category C with 100 Magazine Subscription. 2 Division in Category C purchasing greatest number of Membership Pins. 3 Division in Category C registering greatest number of new members. 4 Division in Category C bestowing greatest number of Military Service Awards. 5 Division in Category C bestowing greatest number of Lapel Pins HOORAY. 6 Division in Category C recording most Veterans History Projects. 7 Division in Category C with Best Press Book, 8 Division with Best Newsletter among all Divisions. 9 Individual Chapter Award Chapter in Category C bestowing greatest. number of Military Service Awards Corinth 333 of MS Division. Congratulations on your hard work,President Pam Mauldin. February 2020,OUR HERITAGE Page 3,WHAT WHEN WHERE INFORMATION. UDC General, March 7 2020 Richmond Virginia At UDC Memorial Building.
Spring Board,The Wall That Heals mobile exhibit is a replica. of The Wall in Washington D C,On Saturday March 14 at 10 00 a m there will. be a ceremony to recognize all Vietnam,veterans the ones on The Wall. and the ones attending,The Wall That,March 12 15 Ashland MS. On March 10 a motorcycle escort will begin,at 2 30 in Pontotoc and will travel up MS 15.
through Ecru New Albany Blue Mountain,Ripley and Falkner At Falkner the escort will. take MS 370 to Ashland,MS Division Registration form available. March 21 2020 Louisville,Workshop on the last page of this newsletter. Confederate Sponsored by Robert E Lee 2561 and,Marion Confederate. Memorial April 5 2020, States Cemetery Gen Nathan Bedford Forrest 1649 SCV.
Confederate Lauderdale Springs Sponsored by,April 26 2020. Memorial Confederate Winnie Davis 24 UDC and,Service At 3 pm Cemetery WD Cameron 1221 SCV. CofC Division,Convention Theme Anchors Aweigh, and July 15 18 2020 GULFPORT Programs will feature Ship Island. CofC General Beauvoir and MS Aquarium,Convention, Division Sept 24 26 2020 Meridian Hosted by Winnie Davis 24. Convention,February 2020,OUR HERITAGE Page 4,VI C E PRE SI DENT.
Lyn da M cKinn ey, The Mississippi Division Workshop for this year will be held on. Saturday March 21 2020 We will meet at Lake Tiak O Khata on. Smyth Road in Louisville Mississippi Workshop registration will. begin at 8 30 a m and the Workshop will begin promptly at 9 00. Lake Tiak O Khata,The registration form for the Workshop is on the. last page of this newsletter, We have a block of rooms reserved for anyone who wishes to arrive the day before Friday 3 20 The rates. are 89 00 plus tax the total being 97 01 You may request a king or double bed room Call directly to. reserve your room at 662 773 7853 or toll free at 888 845 6151 Please ask for the UDC block of rooms. Check in is at 4 00 p m and check out is at 11 00 a m Internet is provided in all motel rooms the main. restaurant and the lobby area, We also plan to hold a silent auction at the Workshop I would like to ask each Chapter to donate at least one. item for it The money raised from the auction will go to the MS Division Disaster Relief Fund. Please pass this information on to your Chapter members We need to know your plans by February 28 as. I must give Lake Tiak O Khata a final head count Hope to see you at the lake. T H I R D V IC E P R E S ID E N T,M M u r do ck, Busy times for Mississippi s Children of the Confederacy.
are upcoming The CofC Division and General, Conventions are approaching Convention details for. each will be available via many means and platforms Centennial Plaza. shortly Mark your calendars,July 15 18 2020 General CofC Convention. July 16 2020 MS Division CofC, Both Conventions are in Gulfport at Centennial Plaza Please plan to attend both Volunteer opportunities for. the General Convention will also be made available shortly We need your help I can assure you that working. with the CofC is rewarding in many many ways,February 2020. OUR HERITAGE Page 5,H I STO R I A N,B u nni e Ti s da le.
There is more work for us in the coming year on AWARDS. reporting our southern heritage and history I am I am proud our Mississippi Division on our scrapbook. somewhat of a history buff and enjoy checking out and other historical work we turned in I may be. historical markers and learning more history of the area repeating the awards we won but it is worth our seeing. and homes You learn state counties and where each the results. is located in that state It is a great learning, experience Division in Category C with Best Press Book. Division in Category C recording most Veterans,UDC MAGAZINE History Projects. On the genealogy side I was flipping through Most Chapters in Category C with 100 Magazine. December 2019 issue of UDC Magazine and an article Subscription. Proudly Honors Its Ancestors popped out at me It Division in Category C registering greatest number. listed a number of ancestors being honored Just at a of new members. glance I saw the name Moore Delton Cobb I have a Division in Category C purchasing greatest number. relative that is my fifth cousin on my father s Cobb of Membership Pins. side and also have a fourth great grandmother on my Division in Category C bestowing greatest number. mother s Moore side It is strange to say at the least of Military Service Awards. This will cause a lot more genealogy work but I feel Division in Category C bestowing greatest number. sure there is a connection The combination of Moore of Lapel Pins. and Cobb caught my attention I may not read my Division with Best Newsletter among all Divisions. magazine from cover to cover all of the time but it Individual Chapter Award Chapter in Category C. does pay to at least flip through our UDC Magazine bestowing the most Military Service Awards. and see what we can find We never know what might Corinth 333 of MS Division. be between the pages,General and Division Essay Contests. Ladies the titles of the essays that the Historian General is offering to all. members of UDC in 2020 are listed on the next page of this newsletter The. winner of the best essays will receive awards Take a look at the titles and. see if there is an essay you would be interested in writing You just might win. Our 2020 MS Division essay contest for junior and senior high school students is also beginning Please. encourage the youth that you know to participate Monetary awards will be given which might be good. motivation for them See page seven in this newsletter for more information. February 2020,OUR HERITAGE Page 6,Historian General 2020 Cash Awards for Essays. FOR UDC MEMBERS, Mrs Gail Stamps Brosk Recorder General of Military Service Awards 2016 2018.
offers 25 in honor of Mrs Suzie Snyder Historian General 2016 2018 and the. 125th Birthday of the UDC to the UDC member submitting the best essay on The. United Daughters of the Confederacy Its Goals and Achievements Against. Mrs Corinne Hoch Historian General 2018 2020 offers 25 in honor of Ms Nelma. Crutcher President General 2018 2020 to the UDC member submitting the best. essay on Grant and His Ladies Miss Julia and Black Julia. Mrs Corinne Hoch Historian General 2018 2020 offers 25 in honor of Ms Elaine. Mitchell New York Chapter 103 President to the UDC member submitting the best. essay on March March March The Hardships of the CSA Soldier. Mrs Patricia C Parrish Recorder General of Military Service Awards 2018 2020. offers 25 in honor of the Choctaw Tribe of Mississippi to the UDC member in. Category C submitting the best essay on The Choctaw Indians of Mississippi. Service in the War Between the States, Mrs Susan McCrobie Kentucky Division President 2018 2020 offers 25 in honor. of Ms Nelma Crutcher President General 2018 2020 to the UDC member. submitting the best essay on Water Valley Kentucky s Valley Forge. The Southern Cross Chapter 2001 West Virginia Division offers 25 in honor of. Mrs Linda Whaley West Virginia Division President 2014 2020 to the UDC. member submitting the best essay on The Battles Fought in the West Virginia. Campaign During the War Between the States, Mrs Paulette Koine Mauterer Louisiana Division Registrar 2018 2020 offers 25. to the UDC member in Category C submitting the best essay on The History of. Morgan City Louisiana and the Part It Played during the War Between the. Mrs Paulette Koine Mauterer Louisiana Division Registrar 2018 2020 offers 25. to the UDC member in Category C submitting the best essay on The History of. Minden Louisiana and the Part It Played during Reconstruction. Don t forget to consider submitting the best essay on John C Calhoun Apostle. of States Rights to be eligible for consideration for the 2020 Adelia Dunovant Cup. February 2020,OUR HERITAGE Page 7, MS Division of the United Daughters of the Confederacy is sponsoring an essay. contest for junior high and high school students All students may participate There. are no stipulations There will be a 50 00 award to the first place winner in the junior. high division and 50 00 in the high school division The second place winners will. receive 25 00 and third place winners will receive 15 00 in each division All other. participants will receive a certificate of appreciation. Grades 7 9 Diets of Prisoners of War Food given to the prisoners. Grades 10 12 Battle Fought in Meridian Mississippi during the War Between the States. 1 Essays must be handwritten or typed neatly on 8 x 11 inch paper. 2 Four hundred words is the limit Write the number of words in upper right hand corner of page one. 3 Use War Between the States rather than Civil War unless quoting from a source. 4 Websites are acceptable but at least one book must be used as a source of reference. 5 Use footnotes where needed, 6 Include a bibliography listing the reference material used to write the essay. 7 Sign essay with a fictitious name, 8 Include a title page with the title of essay fictitious name and grade in school.
9 Attach an envelope with the fictitious name and grade in school written on the outside of it The. real name address name of the school grade in school the fictitious name used and the name of the UDC. Chapter sponsoring the contest should be written on a card and placed inside the envelope. 10 Essays are to be in the hands of the sponsoring UDC Chapter by March 15 2020 and in the Division Historian s. hands by April 1 2020, If there are any questions regarding the essay contest please. contact me Thank you and good luck,Bunnie Tisdale,MS Division Historian. 8993 Chapel Road,Meridian MS 39305,Email bunnie7481 comcast net. Phone Cell 601 681 8555 or 601 527 6991,February 2020. OUR HERITAGE Page 8,C HA PL A I N,S h e r r e ll Ray.
Remembering,Wanda Mitchell Lambuth, Wanda Mitchell Lambuth was born in Magnolia Mississippi on. November 17 1926 She passed away,at the age of ninety three in Denham. Springs Louisiana on December 6,2019 She had been an active member. of Brent Rifles 2137 Chapter of the,United Daughters of the Confederacy for. sixteen years and joined UDC on the,record of her ancestor Richard M.
Mitchell of the 29th MS Infantry Co A,In addition to UDC Wanda was a faithful. member of Centenary United Methodist,Church and was very active in Cecilian. Circle there She belonged to numerous,clubs and organizations some of which. included First Families of Mississippi, Daughters of the War of 1812 Daughters Wanda in her youthful days. of the American Revolution and Colonial,Wanda Lambuth so pretty in purple.
Wanda graduated from Mississippi,Southern with a bachelor s degree. in education and taught home,economics for many years. Our thoughts and prayers are with,her Brent Rifles Chapter members. family and friends, Wanda Lambuth seated front row left wearing purple with her Chapter sisters Christmas 2018. February 2020,OUR HERITAGE Page 9,V E T E RA N S H I S TO RY P ROJ E C T.
S h e r r e l l Ray C ha i r ma n, Please accept my challenge for each Chapter to interview at. least one veteran this year and turn it in to the Library of. Congress The UDC year end report form for the Veterans History Project can be found at the UDC General. website in the Members Only section Click on the Forms tab to find the form There is also a Library of. Congress website with tons of information for the Veterans History Project It has great information on how to. interview a veteran with sample questions such as, Were you in a combat combat support or combat service support role. How did your combat wartime experience change you, What kinds of friendships and camaraderie did you form while serving and with whom. winner of the best essays will receive awards Take a look at the titles and see if there is an essay you would be interested in writing You just might win Our 2020 MS Division essay contest for junior and senior high school students is also beginning Please encourage the youth that you know to participate Monetary awards will be given

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