Recognition of Black Confederate Soldiers Committee

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 information:

  • 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

One thought on “Recognition of Black Confederate Soldiers Committee

  1. Black Confederate soldiers; heroes?
    If so, they must have beared arms.
    I’d be curious as to what rankings they had and their enlistment records.

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