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Record Group Number: 900000
Series/Collection Number: M93- 6
Creator: Children of the Confederacy. Florida Division.
Title, Dates: Membership applications, 1906-1993.
Amount: 11.00 microfilm reel 35 mm.
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Organization/Arrangement: Numerical by chapter number, then alphabetical by applicant's name.
Terms Governing Use:
Biographical/Historical:     The Children of the Confederacy was created as a subsidiary organization to the United Daughters of the Confederacy in 1896. The goals of the organization include stimulating and broadening the historical scope, patriotic interest, and memorial activities of the young people whose ancestors were involved in service to the Confederate government.
Summary:     The collection contains membership applications for disbanded and active chapters of the Children of the Confederacy, Florida Division, for the years 1906 to 1993.  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 and applicant name are available.
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Reproduction Note: Microfilm.
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Electronic Records Access:
Subject Access Fields: Patriotic societies Florida
Women Societies and clubs Florida
Genealogies. aat
Florida Genealogy
Added Entries United Daughters of the Confederacy. Florida Division.

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