Men's clothing:
Since I do not make men's clothing to sell, here are a few reputable makers that you might consider checking out if you are in need of some men's clothing.

Wambaugh, White, & Company
Corner Clothiers
Myrtle-Avenue Clothiers

Fabric and other sewing supplies:

The Dressmaker's Shop
Reproduction Cottons, Silks, Wools, Linen, Quilt Quarters, Laces, Trims, Period Books & Patterns, Caswell-Massey, Chatelaines, Bonnet Forms, Millinery & Corset supplies and more!

Fabric At Discount - Denver Fabrics
Fabric online for costumes, fashion, quilting, and home decor at discounted prices. Silk, fleece, wool, drapery prints and upholstery fabric, cotton prints from major lines and much more. A large variety of discounted sewing notions, trims, books, and patterns.

Fashion Fabrics Club
I have had great luck with their silk and wool fabric. They send out a pack of swatches each month and their fabrics are usually very well priced. I've ordered from them numerous times and almost always have been pleased with my purchases.

Thai Silks
Great quality silks and wonderful service!

Tinsel Trading Company
Trims of all types. Vintage, new and hard to find.


Original clothing, CdV's, and fashion plates:

Portraits of Nevada
Victorian Millinery. Originals for Study
Karen Augusta Antique Lace and Fashion
Period Dresses
Steeled for Style: Hoop Skirts of the Civil War Era
Katherine's Dress Site
Real Women's Clothing
Images of 19th Century Actors
Library of Congress
LoC Prints and Photographs Online



Ladies and Gentleman of the 1860's Conference
The Midwest Civil War Civilian Conference


Reenactments and places to visit:

McDowell 1862
The Bradford Place 1863


Perfecting your persona:

Developing your "Persona"
Vicki Betts' website
Early Reminiscences. Transcribed by Linda Trent.
Nineteenth Century Dress Reform In Pictures
Homespun Living History Guild
Camp Chase Gazette Archives


Civil War reenacting sites:

Elizabeth Stewart Clark
The Brooklyn Women's Repository
The Thrifty Reenactor
Miss Kathleen's Site
The Mantua Maker
The Curiosity Shop

Living History Groups:

Winston Free-State
Living History Society of Minnesota
The Atlantic Guard Soldiers' Aid Society
The 4th North Carolina Regiment, C.S.A., Inc.
The Citizens of Liberty and the Liberty Rifles
The Lamplighter Society

Dance sites:

An American Ballroom Companion 1490-1920
19th Century Social Dance
How to Dance Through Time. Volume I: The Romance of Mid 19th Century Couple Dances
The Victorian Dance Ensemble
The Civil War Ballroom (music cd).

Forums and e-groups:

The Authentic Campaigner
The Civil War Reenactors Discussion Forum
Direct Link to the General Discussion of Civilian Topics forum.
CW-Reenactors Mailing List
Citizens of the Civil War Yahoo Group
Sense and Sensibility Message Board
Civil War Needleworkers



Backward Glances: Civil War era Bags and Accessories