American Civil War  

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Basic camp dress in blue/gray checked cotton. Dress closes in front with hooks-n-eyes at center front with attached skirt closure offset and closed with one large button. Dress has piping at jewel neckline, armseyes and at edges of pagoda sleeves.

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Pink cotton day dress. Fitted bodice has pagoda sleeves, and is worn over period correct corset and hoop petticoat. Matching full skirt is gathered into waistband, and closes with hook-n-eye at center back.

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Simple ballgown in green printed cotton. Separate skirt has box pleated waist and side hook & eye closure. Bodice has back hook & eye closure and attached black satin and white lace ruffle at neckline.

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Wine velvet ballgown has satin scalloped detail at neckline and attached rear peplum. Separate skirt has double ruffle detail at hem. Gown has center back lacing for closure.

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Tea gown done in iridescent gray taffeta. Bodice has boxpleated edging with gray corded piping accents. Front closing with brass buttons and decorative short skirt and belt in back. Bodice is considered a "going", as it has more detail on the back of the bodice. Matching gathered skirt has boxpleated, corded detail at hem.

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Peach full skirt with box pleated hem detail, worn with a matching zouave jacket trimmed in braid. Also shown a black satin medici belt.

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Black satin zouave jacket trimmed with maroon satin ribbon. Shown over a tan/maroon garibaldi blouse paired with a maroon cotton skirt.

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Shell jacket in cadet gray wool with red artillery contrast piping at collar and cuffs. This is the field uniform of a confederate artillerman with the Washington Artillery of New Orleans.

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Military eight button vest with three pockets and small collar. Done in cadet gray wool to complement the uniform of the Washington Artillery of New Orleans.

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Basic cotton shirt with front placket and wooden buttons. Done in artillery red.

See also this view of an artilleryman in the field.




Artilleryman's uniform for Barr's Battery. Shirt is maroon checked homespun with white trim at front placket, collar and cuffs. Flyfront trousers are of gray "jean wool".

See also this view of the shell jacket done in jean wool with artillery red at collar and cuffs.





Confederate artilleryman in full dress uniform.