[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
[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
82nd Texas Legislature, Regular Session, House Concurrent Resolution 150

82nd Texas Legislature, Regular Session, House Concurrent Resolution 150

Date: April 15, 2011
Creator: Texas. Legislature. House of Representatives.
Description: Concurrent resolution introduced by the Texas House of Representatives and Senate honoring Sam Houston for his statesmanship on the 150th anniversary of his refusal to take the oath of allegiance to the Confederate States of America.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
"Register of the Commissioned and Warrant Officers of the Navy of the Confederate States, to January 1, 1863"

"Register of the Commissioned and Warrant Officers of the Navy of the Confederate States, to January 1, 1863"

Date: January 1, 1863
Creator: unknown
Description: Register of Confederate Navy officers
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
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