Coleman, Mrs. Earl, UDC meeting, 9 Sep 1962, Lake Charles American-Press

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Coleman, Mrs. Earl, UDC meeting, 9 Sep 1962, Lake Charles American-Press - UDC Hears Excerpts From Wartime Journal "Women...
UDC Hears Excerpts From Wartime Journal "Women in the Path of the Enemy" Enemy" was the topic of the interesting interesting program presented at a meeting this week of the Robert E. Lee chapter, United Daughters Daughters of the Confederacy. The meeting was held at the home of Mrs. Alton Jackson. Excerpts from the wartime journal of the same title, written by Eliza Frances Andrews, a Georgia girl, was read by Mrs. Jackson, Mrs. Frank Potter and Mrs. Earl Coleman. The book, authored by Mrs. Andrews Andrews when she was a greyhaired woman, recalled her experiences as a 24-year-old girl during the War Between the States, presenting presenting an enduring picture of travail, travail, hardships, visiting and gossiping, gossiping, hating and loving. Plans for a rummage sale to be held in October were made. A message was read from the Louisiana Division president, Mrs. L. A. Zollinger, New Orleans, outlining outlining objectives for the coming year. Among objectives stressed were an active Children of the Confederacy chapter in every UDC chapter; the sale of "Dixie Land," a facsimile of the original manuscript of Dixie's Land by Daniel D. Emmett in 1859; payment payment of quota on microfilm records records of Confederate soldiers and sailors to be placed in the memorial memorial building in Richmond, Va.; placing of markers on veterans' graves; and purchase of more United Daughters of the Confederacy Confederacy pins to be worn.

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  1. Lake Charles American-Press,
  2. 09 Sep 1962, Sun,
  3. Page 29

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