United Daughters of the Confederacy members
in Jackson, Tennessee, 1909
The ladies associations North and South built monuments and assisted veterans and their families. Another task was preserving memories of the Civil War. In 1903 the South Carolina State Committee of the Daughters of the Confederacy published South Carolina Women in the Confederacy, collecting reports and memories of women's work and experiences.
A meeting in Tacoma 1922
Quilts are occasionally mentioned in the many accounts of sewing rooms and organizations.
Typical is the "First Quarterly Report of Soldier's Relief Association of Charleston," October 28, 1861.
The lists noted 262 packages (barrels, boxes, baskets, etc) sent to the soldiers containing 209 blankets, 32 quilts, 145 comforts, 134 needlebooks....
"Report of the Greenville Ladies' Aid Association," January 10, 1862
The women sent boxes and bales containing five counterpanes, seventy comforters, ten bedticks, fourteen blankets, two quilts...
A mid-20th-century meeting
Read the book here at Open Library. (I couldn't get a search function to work but perhaps if you download the PDF....)