Welcome to the Mary A Huntt Order of the Confederate Rose. We proudly support the SCV Palmetto Camp #22 in Columbia, SC.
Our OCR Chapter #13 honors the name of Mary A Huntt who was born in the early 1800's in Orangeburg District of South Carolina. Her maiden name was Wells prior to marring William R Huntt.
In 1863 William was elected Secretary of State for South Carolina. With this position, William was charged with the care and protection of valuable state documents.
In1865 Mary sewed the original Ordance of Secssion into the fabric of her dress and safeguarded the State Seal from Sherman's troops when they took over the hotel Mary was staying in.Her action saved theseinvaluable items for the people of South Carolina.
Mary A Huntt
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