CIVIL WAR CLOTHING PROGRAM (GRADES 5-12)

CIVIL WAR CLOTHING PROGRAM (GRADES 5-12)

People are frequently fascinated by the clothing that women wore during the 1860s. While the country was experiencing upheaval, the magazines of the time were proclaiming the greatness of women's fashions.

Did every woman wear a hoop skirt during this time period? And did it really fly up over her head when she sat down? You'll find the answers to these questions and many other myths about women's clothing worn during Arkansas's Civil War era.