Dr. Mary Edwards Walker (1832-1919) was a field surgeon serving the Union Army; in 1864 she spent several months as a prisoner of war in Richmond. She was the only woman to receive the Medal of Honor for bravery in the American Civil War. She dressed in menswear for most of her adult life, including trousers and tophats.
Bell bottoms very popular in 1970s. These "bell-bottoms" were often just very wide-legged trousers, rather than shaped leg trousers that flared below the knee.The thigh fills the upper trouser leg thus making the bottom of the pants leg to appear flared. This style of pants has been popular for many years because it allows them to be rolled up easily allowing the sailor to work