Maine nurse at Benton's Barracks. Discusses plight of freedwomen working as nurses.
Memoir of Emily Elizabeth Parsons
CIVIL WAR CDV YOUNG LADY BY A P BAILEY OF SACRAMENTO CALIFORNIA
Front-closing Ballgown ca. 1865. "The straw embroidery on this dress makes it particularly spectacular worn over a crinoline," says Europeana blog about photo (by Christa Losta), from the Vienna Museum. (couldn't find the original photo at the Wein Museum)
In the Swan's Shadow: Woman's ballgown bodice, 1860s Front closing
In the Swan's Shadow: Woman's ballgown bodice, 1860s
African Muslims in Antebellum America: Transatlantic Stories and Spiritual Struggles: Allan D. Austin: 9780415912709: Amazon.com: Books
19th-century American Women: Photos of 1800s African American Women
Front-closing evening dress from ca. 1860s. From Alexandre Vassiliev's collection. Photos from Brother at Your Side and Vassiliev's Facebook.
Threads of History: Paisley: A visual history
detail of front closing ballgown bodice. Dress came w/ a square necked day bodice w/ open sleeves as well. Thread buttons