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Wednesday, November 1, 2017

1899 :: Rockdale Chapter, United Daughters of the Confederacy

Monday afternoon a number of ladies met at the home of Mrs. Fulton, this city, and Mrs. Emma G. Cobb, of Alvin, organized a chapter of Daughters of the Confederacy, to be known as Rockdale Chapter, United Daughters of the Confederacy. . . . Mrs. Cobb made the following timely remarks:

The days of the years of the sixties are numbered with the past; and where are the southern mothers? Nearly all have entered into rest. The few who remain -- grandmother's now -- with gray hairs and faltering steps, will soon join their dead in the land of peace. . . .  
The Rockdale Reporter. (Rockdale, Tex.), Vol. 06, No. 41, Ed. 1 Wednesday, November 1, 1899 Page: 9 of 12 [4th column]

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