United Daughters of the Confederacy
Lamar Chapter 258
Organized in October 1898
Colors: Red and White
Motto: Loyalty to the Truth of Confederate History
Flower: Red Carnation
Meetings: 2:00 p.m., second Friday of each month, Paris Public Library
INSIGNIA OF THE
UNITED DAUGHTERS OF THE CONFEDERACY
The Insignia of the United Daughters of the Confederacy is the First National Flag (Stars and Bars) of the Confederacy surrounded by a laurel wreath with the letters "UDC" under the flag, tied with a ribbon on which are the dates "1861-1865".
The name United Daughters of the Confederacy and the Insignia are registered trademarks.
EMBLEM OF THE UNITED DAUGHTERS OF THE CONFEDERACY
The emblem of the UDC is the five-pointed star with a cotton boll superimposed. At the tip of the points is the motto:
LOVE, LIVE, PRAY, THINK, DARE
Source: UDC National Headquarters
Confederate Monument, Lamar County, Paris, Texas - UDC Lamar Chapter No. 258 began in 1898 and this was our second project.
Dedication - Captain Alvis Parmley Ryan: April 1, 2000 - See photos of an impressive event to honor this C.S.A. veteran
Photo Gallery: Pictures of Old Cemetery of Paris, Tombstones of Ninth Texas Infantry Soldiers - The first project of the UDC Lamar Chapter No. 258: Placement of a monument at the Old City Cemetery in honor of the 13 men who died of measles before going off to war.
UDC Magazine - If you like history, you will enjoy every minute spent reading this magazine. It is a bargain and a great find!
Other Valuable Historical Links:
Blossom Museum - The Museum is open on Friday's from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Tours may be arranged for groups by appointment.
Civil War in Lamar County - An excellent source of information on all aspects of the Civil War in our area, including regimental listings, rosters, biographies, battles, and other facts.
Confederate Regimental History Links: An excellent site!
Lamar County, Texas Gen Web - A great source of genealogical and historical information. Includes searchable census, cemetery, and marriage data.
Lamar County Historical Society - The society meets the 4th Thursday of each month.
Maxey Color Guard and 1st Texas Sharpshooters Re-enactors - A great way to honor your ancestors and heritage. Potential re-enactors are welcome.
Sam Bell Maxey Museum - Pais, Texas home of Sam Bell Maxey, Confederate general and later United States Senator.
Those who wish to pursue membership in the United Daughters of the Confederacy through Lamar Chapter 258 are invited to click here for further information. Please contact us to find out how you can join.
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