Logo and flag
designed and hand drawn by member Gabby Vasek,
voted on and
approved by Lee's Traveller Chapter members.
unedited, by Jim Mims.
Children of the Confederacy® (CofC)
is an organization for children which is auxiliary
United Daughters of the Confederacy®
(UDC), and is comprised of
local United Daughters of the Confederacy®
Chapter sponsors a
local Children of the Confederacy®
Chapter, and the two groups work together in order
to accomplish the aims and purposes of both the
organizations, which are Historical, Patriotic,
Benevolent, Educational, and Memorial.
Both the United Daughters of the Confederacy®
and the Children of the Confederacy® are
non-profit 501(c)(3) organizations.
Those eligible for membership are boys and girls who
are lineal or collateral blood descendants of men
and women who served honorably in the Confederate
Army or Navy, or rendered Material Aid to the cause
of the Confederacy during the period of the War
Between the States, 1861-1865.
Children may be enrolled at birth and membership may
continue until: the General Convention after
18 years of age, marries, or transfers to the United
Daughters of the Confederacy®.
local Chapters learn about the period of history of
our Country during the War Between the States,
1861-1865 through historical programs and field
trips to historic sites. They learn of the bravery
and sacrifices made by their ancestors during that
time. The children learn to conduct their Chapter
business meetings and the valuable skills of
communication and working together. Boys and girls
vote in officer elections and write and amend their
own bylaws. They are taught good manners and
respect for authority. Annual conventions are held
on the state and national levels. Competition is
keen in the annual History Tournament, and there are
essay and poetry writing and art contests to
challenge imagination and talents.
Along with work, there is also plenty of play.
Conventions include a game night and a Confederate
Ball, where children learn the period dances like
the Virginia Reel and the Grand March.
An annual Retreat is held in the Spring each
year where 19th century games are played and the
children enjoy arts and crafts, and pioneer outdoor