Daily Archives: 5 May ’11

5 May 1861: “Women of Virginia, cast from your arms all cowards; and breathe the pure and holy, the high and glowing inspirations of your nature, into the hearts and souls of lover, husband, brother, father! friend!”

Item description: Broadside, Confederate States of America. Army of the Potomac [Call for enlistment of Virginians in the Potomac Military Department]. 5 May, 1861. Item citation: From the Miscellaneous Broadsides #2874-z, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North … Continue reading

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