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CSA Memorial Needlepoint Owner & maker was a Proud Member Of The United Daughters Of The Confederacy and very active in the local Texas Albert Sidney Johnston Chapter. Highly Uncommon. These usually stay in the family are are not offered in the public domain. Highly Desirable.Excellent Condition. Nicely Framed. Approx. 20 1/2" x 18 "(frame).
UNITED DAUGHTERS OF THE CONFEDERACY. The United Daughters of the Confederacy developed from local aid societies that operated throughout the South during the Civil War.qv These groups of Southern women gatd to sew, prepare bandages, and entertain to raise money for the Confederate cause. During the war they cared for the sick and wounded and prepared food for the soldiers. After the war the organizations operated as auxiliaries to Confederate soldiers' homes and continued to aid in whatever manner possible during the rigors of Reconstruction Albert Sidney Johnston
Membership in DRT is open to women at least sixteen years of age who are personally acceptable to the association and who can prove lineal descent from men and women who rendered loyal service to Texas prior to its annexation in 1846 by the United States. Acceptable loyal service includes colonization with Stephen Fuller Austin ... read more