What They Wore
This is an interactive guide to the uniforms worn by Union and Confederate soldiers during the Civil War. Clothing that soldiers wore during the conflict was such an essential part of their everyday experience that it’s easy for us today to forget how important it was. Click the images below to learn more about Union and Confederate uniforms.
Union Soldier Confederate Soldier
Explore the standard-issued clothing worn by a Union Civil War Soldier.More
Explore the standard-issued clothing worn by a Confederate Civil War Soldier.More
This exhibit was created by Melanie Garvey during a summer internship.
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