Virginia Division, United Daughters of the Confederacy


Virginia Division Officers and Members Attend Many Events in Virginia.

Appomattox Memorial Service

Appomattox Memorial Service April 10, 2016 at Appomattox UDC Confederate Section.

 

Division Events

October 6-9, 2016 - 121st Annual Division Convention at the Holiday Inn, Lynchburg, VA. Sponsored by 3rd District.

November 3-7, 2016 - 123rd General Convention in Richmond, VA.

Confederate Memorial Chapel

Division President Eleanor Price and Dr. Cheryl Davis outside the Confederate memorial Chapel with the Memorial wreath Cheryl made for the Memorial Day Service at the Chapel May 30, 2016.

2016 Massing of the Flags

50th Annual Massing of the Flags and Commemoration of the 208th Birthday of Jefferson Davis. Division President Eleanor Price presented the Virginia Flag and welcomed everyone.


Crenshaw Battery Battle Flag  

Virginia Division Sesquicentennial Project
Conservation of the Crenshaw Battery Battle Flag

The Virginia Division has undertaken the conservation of the Crenshaw Battery Battle Flag as a Sesquicentennial project. The flag came into the possession of the division in 1941, when the Camp Lee Soldiers' Home closed in Richmond. Click here to read more on how you can help preserve this priceless artifact for future generations.


Educator Turned Soldier Saved Virginia's Oldest College from Wartime Ruin

The College of William and Mary in Virginia, a nationally recognized institution of higher learning founded in 1693, is known as the alma mater of Thomas Jefferson and the home of Phi Beta Kappa and the collegiate honor code. What most people do not know is that there would be no William and Mary today without the determination and dedication of one Confederate soldier.

  Benjamin Stoddert Ewell

Confederate soldiers fold the battle flag  

The Thin Gray Line: Confederate Veterans in the New South

The Veterans of Foreign Wars have taken an insightful look at the difficult position in which former Confederate soldiers found themselves in the years following Appomattox and what they did about it.


Virginia's Generals

Although the generals who commanded the Confederate armies hailed from across the South, perhaps no other state supplied as many of the Confederacy's leading military lights as the Old Dominion.

  Lee, Jackson, and Stuart

Teddy Roosevelt

 

Teddy Roosevelt Speaks Out

In 1905, President Theodore Roosevelt and his wife made a tour of the South. His remarks are even more compelling today than they were 95 years ago and should be taken to heart by all Americans.