Civil War bodices and bonnets

No, they weren’t worn in the barbecue scene of “Gone With the Wind.” But the fashions in a new exhibit opening in Kenosha’s Civil War Museum are just as eye-catching because they give new insights into what life was really like in Wisconsin during the Civil War.

The exhibit “Bodices, Bonnets and Weeds” opens Saturday with original artifacts and clothing from the period 1860 to 1880.

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