The National Society United State Daughters of 1812 was organized on January 8, 1892 on the anniversary of the Battle of New Orleans. The society requires lineal descent from an ancestor who rendered military, naval or civil service between the close of the American Revolutionary War in 1783 and the close of the War of 1812 in 1815, Military service may be in any one of sixteen recognized engagements between those dates. The purposes of this society is to promote patriotism, knowledge of the history of the American people, and emphasize the heroic deeds of the civil, military and naval life of those who molded the new American government between the close of the American Revolution and the close of the War of 1812.
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National Society United States Daughters of 1812
Formed in 1892 as a sorority lineage society for the lineal blood descendent's of those patriots who served in American military or civil capacities between 1784 and 1815. Society objectives and programs, membership requirements and eligibility, historical links, roster of State USD societies, and contacts.
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