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Record Group Number: 900000
Series/Collection Number: M91- 4
Creator: United Daughters of the Confederacy.  Florida Division.
Title, Dates: Membership applications 1908-1992
Amount: 24.00 microfilm reel 35 mm.
Medium Included:
Organization/Arrangement: Numerical by chapter number, then alphabetical by married name, or maiden name if not married.
Terms Governing Use:
Biographical/Historical:     The United Daughters of the Confederacy was created as a coalition of civic and patriotic societies of southern women on September 10, 1894 in Nashville, Tennessee.  It's goals were set as the federation of all bodies of Southern women cultivating ties among those whose "fathers, brothers, sons, and mothers shared common dangers" and to perpetuate honor, integrity and other "noble attributes to true Southern character."  The Florida Division of the United Daughters of the Confederacy was formed at Jacksonville in July, 1896.
Summary:     The collection contains membership applications for disbanded and active chapters of the United Daughters of the Confederacy, Florida Division, from 1908 to 1992.  These applications contain familial information which connects the applicant to the respective Civil War veteran.  In addition, these applications may provide: the date and place of birth, marriages, and/or death of the veteran; the military unit served in and battles fought; and time and place if killed in action or died of wounds.  Information of a similar nature is provided if the person was a civilian government officer or a private citizen who provided assistance to the Confederacy.  The earliest applications provide only minimum information.  After c.1925 the applications contain more complete genealogical information.
Finding Aids: Indices by soldier, married, and maiden name are available.
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Reproduction Note: Microfilm.
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Publication Note:
General Note: Prior to the Mormons filming all of the UDC membership applications in 1991, the Archives had filmed the records prior to 1929 in 1980. The information contained on these six rolls has been captured in the 1991 filming of 24 rolls.  The earlier six rolls have not been accessioned and are not listing in the online catalog; however, they have been listed with the call number M91-4 at location 20817 G.
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Subject Access Fields: Patriotic societies Florida
Women Societies and clubs Florida
Genealogies. aat
Florida Genealogy
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