2001: Women Civil War reenactors and their costumes: First Manassas Reenactment, Leesburg, Virginia, August 3-5, 2001.
1860s: Woman at the time of the Civil War - Mathew Brady Studio, Photographer
Harriet Tubman - undated photograph
ca. 1860s: CDVs (visiting cards with photographs) showing the fashions of women at the time. These are rather ordinary women, contrasting with the Mathew Brady photograph above. Their dresses and hair styles are typical of the times. Detail images are included for each CDV.
- Woman - Civil War - Winderoth and Taylor photographer - includes detail of bodice and sleeve with ruffles
- Woman - Civil War - McCormick and Hayes photographer - includes detail of collar and of trim on bodice
- Woman - Civil War - Patton and Lee photographer - includes detail of buttoned bodice and of sleeve
- Woman with Man - Civil War - Charles W. Eberman photographer - includes detail of hair, face, bodice and sleeve, including unusual sleeve ruffles
- Woman - Civil War - J. Stehman photographer - lighter color dress - includes detail of bodice, sleeves, face and hair - shows snood, earring, cuff
1860s:Clara Barton - from a tintype, Civil War period
July 21, 1861: First Bull Run - Ruins of Judith Henry House
March 1862: Mrs. Spinner's House - Centreville
May 14, 1862: Ex-slaves in Cumberland Landing, Virginia, 1862 - women, men and children outside a cabin
August 1862: Cedar Mountain Virginia - 1862 - Family Group outside home where General Charles S. Winder, C.S.A., died - includes several women
April 1863: Group at Falmouth, headquarters, Army of the Potomac. Includes a woman
June 1863: Sanitary Commission workers outside entrance of the Home Lodge, Washington, D.C. (all men in this photo, though women helped organize and staff Sanitary Commission operations)
February 1864: Officers and a lady at headquarters, First Brigade, Horse Artillery, Brandy Station, Virginia.
1864: US Sanitary Commission Nurses and Officers, May 1865 - Fredericksburg, Virginia
February, 1864: Col. John R. Coxe, A.C.S., and lady, outside winter quarters, Army of the Potomac
June 1864-April 1865: Women and child outside cottage - siege of Petersburg
April 1865: Washington DC - Buildings of the Sanitary Commission - Home Lodge for Invalid Soldiers, North Capitol near C Street
July 7, 1865: Gen. John F. Hartranft reading the death warrant to Mary Surratt and three other condemned conspirators in the assassination of Abraham Lincoln (detail)
Harriet Tubman - in her later years, from a painting by Robert S. PiousRelated topics:
- Also see: Women and the Civil War - many resources on women's roles 1860-1865, on this site and on the Net