The production and supply of textiles during the Civil War speak to the period's newly discovered patriotism, to manufacturing and economic challenges, and especially to herculean efforts of women on the homefront. Join Lynne Bassett as she explores Connecticut's role in the Civil War through the textiles that the citizens of the state created and used, from the first call to defend the Union to the post-war ceremonies that helped veterans to make sense of their experience.
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