"The citizens of the Flowery are determined to maintain their just rights at all hazards; and the fair daughters of Florida are prompt to encourage and cheer their bold defenders,” the Philadelphia Inquirer reported on February 2, 1861.1 The newspaper not only relayed the latest happenings in the secession movement but prophetically established the trend for the historical view of women’s lives during the Civil War.
Revels, Tracy J.
"Grander in Her Daughters: Florida's Women During The Civil War,"
Florida Historical Quarterly: Vol. 77:
3, Article 3.
Available at: https://stars.library.ucf.edu/fhq/vol77/iss3/3