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

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Title

  • Main Title The Old Flag. (Tyler, Tex.), Vol. 1, No. 3, Ed. 1
  • Serial Title The Old Flag

Creator

  • Editor: May, William H.
    Creator Type: Personal
    Creator Info: Captain William H. May, 23rd Connecticut Volunteers, U. S. A.; editor, publisher, and printer

Contributor

  • Author: Meigh, D. K.
    Contributor Type: Personal
    Contributor Info: Author of "High-Bird; or, The League of Blood! A Tale of the Mysteries and Miseries of Ford City, Texas."

Publisher

  • Name: William H. May
    Place of Publication: Camp Ford, Tyler, Texas

Date

  • Creation: 1864-03-15

Language

  • English

Description

  • Content 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.
  • Physical Description: 4 p. : ill. ; 30 cm.

Subject

  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Business, Economics and Finance - Communications - Newspapers
  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Military and War - Wars - Civil War
  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Business, Economics and Finance - Journalism
  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Military and War - Camps
  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Military and War - Personnel
  • Library of Congress Subject Headings: United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Prisoners and prisons.
  • Library of Congress Subject Headings: United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Periodicals.
  • Library of Congress Subject Headings: Smith County (Tex.) -- Newspapers.
  • Library of Congress Subject Headings: Tyler (Tex.) -- Newspapers.
  • Keyword: Camp Ford
  • Keyword: humor
  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Places - United States - Texas - Smith County
  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Business, Economics and Finance - Advertising
  • Keyword: Ford City

Primary Source

  • Item is a Primary Source

Coverage

  • Place Name: United States - Texas - Smith County - Tyler
  • Time Period: civ-war
  • Start Date: 1863-08-22
  • End Date: 1864-04-07

Source

  • Book: Robens, J. P. 1864. "The old flag." New York, [N.Y.], OCLC 11552117.

Relation

  • Is Part Of: The Old Flag.

Collection

  • Name: Rare Book and Texana Collections
    Code: UNTRB
  • Name: Texas Digital Newspaper Program
    Code: TDNP

Institution

  • Name: UNT Libraries Special Collections
    Code: UNTA

Resource Type

  • Newspaper

Format

  • Text

Identifier

  • Library of Congress Control Number: sn86079005
  • OCLC: 12986856

Note

  • Display Note: Incorrect date printed on the front page: March 13th, 1864. Place of publication on masthead is Ford City.