The United Daughters of the Confederacy (UDC) was formed in 1894 to
protect and perpetuate Confederate memory following the American Civil War (1861–1865). According to the group's
founding documents, it sought "to fulfill the duties of sacred charity to the
survivors of the war and those dependent upon them … to perpetuate the memory of our
Confederate heroes and the glorious cause for which they fought." Through chapters in
Virginia and other southern s. . .
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