[Harper's Weekly: Camp Ford, Texas Sketch]

[Harper's Weekly: Camp Ford, Texas Sketch]

Date: March 4, 1865
Creator: Simmons, G. W.
Description: Hand-colored print of the Civil War camp, Camp Ford taken from an 1865 issue of Harper's Weekly, page 132. Camp Ford, located near Tyler, Texas was established in 1863 as a Confederate prison camp during the Civil War. Over the course of two years, the camp held about 6,000 prisoners and was one of the largest Confederate prison camps west of the Mississippi River.
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
Presidential Proclamation

Presidential Proclamation

Date: January 2, 1863
Creator: Lincoln, Abraham
Description: Proclamation issued by Lincoln concerning designation of areas in rebellion and emancipation in those areas.
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
Libby Prison During the War.

Libby Prison During the War.

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Poster depicting a large, red-brick building and ranks of soldiers in the background and white tents in the foreground. Text under the image reads, "Compliments of J. Thompson Brown & Co., Real Estate Agents and Auctioneers, 113 Main St., Richmond, Va."
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
"Rebel Attack Upon the 43rd Massachusetts Volunteers at Galveston, Texas"

"Rebel Attack Upon the 43rd Massachusetts Volunteers at Galveston, Texas"

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: from Harper's Weekly
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
Autograph book

Autograph book

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Book containing signatures of confederate generals
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
Gold colored button

Gold colored button

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Small gold-colored button with "C.S.A." on front and eyehook on back
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
Brass button

Brass button

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Small brass buttonwith "C.S.A." on front; has raised edge
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
Register of Officers of the Confederate States Navy, 1861--1865

Register of Officers of the Confederate States Navy, 1861--1865

Date: 1931
Creator: United States. Office of Naval Records and Library.
Description: Alphabetical listing of men who served as officers in the navy for the Confederate States during the Civil War, 1861-1865. The listings include available biographical information, including birth and appointment dates, progression of rankings, naval appointments, and surrender or capture dates.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Bibliography of State Participation in the Civil War, 1861-1866

Bibliography of State Participation in the Civil War, 1861-1866

Date: 1913
Creator: United States. War Dept. Library.
Description: Alphabetical list of states that participated in the Civil War including reports published, laws enacted, and military organizations from the state. Includes an appendix with additional listings, starting on page 929.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
[Harper's Weekly: Camp Ford, Texas Sketch]

[Harper's Weekly: Camp Ford, Texas Sketch]

Date: March 4, 1865
Creator: Simmons, G. W.
Description: Hand-colored print of the Civil War camp, Camp Ford taken from an 1865 issue of Harper's Weekly, page 132. Camp Ford, located near Tyler, Texas was established in 1863 as a Confederate prison camp during the Civil War. Over the course of two years, the camp held about 6,000 prisoners and was one of the largest Confederate prison camps west of the Mississippi River.
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
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