Valley Forge FAQs

Women's Clothing

Q.What did the women wear during Valley Forge?
Linda, Los Angeles

A.There are many names of pieces of clothing I could give to you. However, I cannot forward any images at this time. Proper clothing at Valley Forge was lacking and the women at Valley Forge were very poorly documented as to what their particular roles were. I can tell you a little about what women in general would have worn in the 18th century:

Go to the following address for some images: and look for the links for "sutlers" where you can get images on-line from companies that supply reproductions to reenactors.

SAS, Courtesy The Valley Forge Historical Society

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