This quilt was made from a percale dress, for which the fabric cost $100.00 in the year 1862. The dress was worn by Isabella Neeson Woods, whose husband Samuel Woods signed the Virginia Ordinance of Secession.
Mrs. Mason G. Ambler, granddaughter of the original dress’s owner. 1928.
About the Museum
The mission of The American Civil War Museum is to be the preeminent center for the exploration of the American Civil War and its legacies from multiple perspectives: Union and Confederate, enslaved and free African Americans, soldiers and civilians.