September 21, 2017

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Mark Epperson Chapter
Linden, Texas
No. 460, Division 2

Organized: August 03, 2014

 

The U.S.D. of 1812, founded in 1892, is a volunteer women’s service organization dedicated to promoting patriotism, preserving and increasing knowledge of the history of the American people by the preservation of documents and relics, marking of historic spots, recording of family histories and traditions, celebration of patriotic anniversaries, teaching and emphasizing the heroic deeds of the civil, military, and naval life of those who molded this Government between the close of the American Revolution and the close of the War of 1812, to urge Congress to compile and publish authentic records of men in civil, military, and naval service from 1784 to 1815 inclusive, and to maintain at National Headquarters In Washington D.C., a museum and library of memorabilia of the 1784-1815 period.
National Items
Motto:
‘Liberty, Fraternity and Unity’
Colors:
Blue and Gray
Flower:
The White Carnation
Theme:
“There’s a Star-Spangled Banner Waving Somewhere”
Scripture:
“If ye have faith as a grain of mustard seed, nothing shall be impossible unto you.” Matthew 17:20 (KJV)
Project:
Restoration of Our Properties
Salute to the Flag of 1812:
“All hail to thee, fair flag of 1812, under whose stars and stripes our Fathers fought for liberty and justice. We pledge to thee our Loyal hearts, and thus salute thee.”