United Daughters of the Confederacy
James B. Gordon Chapter #211
Forsyth County, NC
Chartered March 30, 1898
North Carolina Division
The James B. Gordon Chapter of the UDC was formed in Winston-Salem on the 30th of March
1898, with twenty-four charter members: Mesdames Lucy Graham Young, J.B. Whitaker,
Jr.,
Louisa Wilson Bitting, B.B. Owen, M.N. Williamson, J.O. McGruder, Clement Manly, James
Shepherd, J.H. Jefferson, Samuel Smith, W.J. Carter, J.P. Fearrington, S.R. Hay, M.W. Norfleet,
George Follin, Delos Thomas, Miss Carrie Shepherd, Mesdames P.R. Casey, H.L. Riggins,
Lucretia Gorrell Farris, May Barber Follin, H. Montague, Bessie Smith Green, and Miss Bessie
Blum.

The chapter was named for Brig. Gen. James B. Gordon of Wilkesboro, N.C., a famed and gallant
cavalry leader, who formed the Wilkes Valley Guards.  He was fatally wounded in the Battle of the
Wilderness and died May 16, 1864.  His memorial is in the St. Pauls Episcopal Church Cemetery
in Wilkesboro, N.C.
GEN. JAMES B. GORDON
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the United Daughters of the Confederacy.  It also serves as a resource to our members on current projects, local history of the community
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Mrs. Pansy Blanton Fetzer,  Division President
1963 NC Division Convention
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