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Apparel Worn by and Goods Issued to Female Followers of American Troops Don N.

Hagist, “She was very fond of soldiers,” The Brigade Dispatch, vol. XXIX, no. 2 (Summer 2000), 15-16. Don N. Hagist, “The Women of Fort Jefferson” (goods issued to individuals at a Kentucky fort, 1780-1781), The Brigade Dispatch, vol. XXX, no. 1 (Spring 2000), 21-23.

The Ladies of the Augusta County Militia For more on the apparel of women following the armies see:
"'`Some in rags and some in jags,’ but none ‘in velvet gowns.’ Insights on Clothing Worn by Female Followers of the Armies During the American War for Independence," ALHFAM Bulletin (Association of Living History, Farm and Agricultural Museums), vol. XXVIII, no. 4 (Winter 1999), 18-21.


Pioneer wife, circa 1780. Peter F. Copeland, Working Dress in Colonial and Revolutionary America (Westport, Ct.: Greenwood Press, 1977), 99. Image courtesy of the artist.