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Arkansas Division
United Daughters of the Confederacy ®

Arkansas Division

Arkansas Division The Arkansas Division was formed with the call to convention at Hope, Arkansas in 1896, the location of our first Arkansas chapter. The Division has continued to grow and currently has over 600 members.

Headquarters

The National Association of the Daughters of the Confederacy was organized in Nashville, Tenn., on September 10, 1894, by founders Mrs. Caroline Meriwether Goodlett of Nashville and Mrs. Anna Davenport Raines of Georgia. At its second meeting in Atlanta, Ga., in 1895, the Organization changed its name to the United Daughters of the Confederacy. The United Daughters of the Confederacy was incorporated under the laws of the District of Columbia on July 18, 1919.

Objectives

The objectives of the organization are Historical, Educational, Benevolent, Memorial and Patriotic: