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Black Confederate Soldiers
Recently, President General Esther Cope of the
United Daughters of the Confederacy (UDC) appointed a committee to gather
information on black Confederate soldiers, including information on markers and
monuments honoring these Confederate heroes.
Each UDC Chapter has been directed to search
out and document graves, markers, pensions, military records and other
information on these men.
Individuals are asked to collect the following
- The names, military records or pensions, if possible.
- Location of grave and type of marker. If possible, include a photograph.
- Photos of monuments to black Confederates, including location, date erected and other dedication information.
- Any other pertinent information.
[This announcement is from the UDC Magazine,
Aug 2006, Vol. LXIX, No. 7, p. 10]
You can send this information into the Oran M. Roberts Chapter 440, UDC - Attn: Lynna Kay Shuffield, P. O. Box 16604, Houston, Texas 77222 or via e-mail to < email@example.com >
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