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 Collection: Rare Book and Texana Collections
The Old Flag. (Tyler, Tex.), Vol. 1, No. 1, Ed. 1

The Old Flag. (Tyler, Tex.), Vol. 1, No. 1, Ed. 1

Date: February 17, 1864
Creator: May, William H.
Description: Lithograph of an original newspaper manuscript first published by Captain William H. May and Union soldiers while imprisoned at Camp Ford, Tyler, Smith County, Texas. The paper was published for the purpose of "enlivening the monotonous, at times almost unbearably eventless life of Camp Ford" (J. P. Robbins, Preface to The Old Flag). Included are humorous articles, jokes, poems, and advertisements, along with a list of prisoners. The manuscript was originally hand lettered and illustrated on unruled letter paper.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
The Old Flag. (Tyler, Tex.), Vol. 1, No. 2, Ed. 1

The Old Flag. (Tyler, Tex.), Vol. 1, No. 2, Ed. 1

Date: March 1, 1864
Creator: May, William H.
Description: Lithograph of an original newspaper manuscript first published by Captain William H. May and Union soldiers while imprisoned at Camp Ford, Tyler, Smith County, Texas. The paper was published for the purpose of "enlivening the monotonous, at times almost unbearably eventless life of Camp Ford" (J. P. Robbins, Preface to The Old Flag). Included are camp, local, state, and national news articles; poems; advertisements; and a map of "Ford-Borrough." The manuscript was originally hand lettered and illustrated on unruled letter paper.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
The Old Flag. (Tyler, Tex.), Vol. 1, No. 3, Ed. 1

The Old Flag. (Tyler, Tex.), Vol. 1, No. 3, Ed. 1

Date: March 15, 1864
Creator: May, William H.
Description: Lithograph of an original newspaper manuscript first published by Captain William H. May and Union soldiers while imprisoned at Camp Ford, Tyler, Smith County, Texas. The paper was published for the purpose of "enlivening the monotonous, at times almost unbearably eventless life of Camp Ford" (J. P. Robbins, Preface to The Old Flag). Included are camp news articles, fiction, poems, humorous articles, advertisements, and obituaries. The manuscript was originally hand lettered and illustrated on unruled letter paper.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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