Everyone attending the Ball must be dressed in period clothing. Men can substitute the 1860’s formal wear for a formal Morning attire or Tails. Ladies can either buy a ball gown from a period sutler, which will be located at the battlefield and on-line or rent one from a costume store or on-line. One source is www.bouncinballoons.com they carry southern belle facsimile gowns, southern gentlemen costumes and tail coats (229-247-4644) .
All Non-reenactors should dress as civilians and refrain from wearing military uniforms. Exceptions will be made for Active Duty Military Personnel in Dress Uniform.