Heritage, Volume 14, Number 3, Summer 1996 Page: 3
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A PUBLICATION OF THE TEXAS HISTORICAL FOUNDATION EST. 1954 SUMMER 1996
VOLUME 14 NUMBER 3
FEATURES COVER CORNERSTONE
Histories of the Sons of
and United Daughters
of the Confederacy 6
Both of these historical preservation
organizations are dedicated to honoring
and preserving the legacy of those who
fought bravely for the Confederacy.
Largest Confederate Prison
Camp West of the Mississippi
By Robert W. Glover 14
Camp Ford was in existence for less than
two years, but during that time the prison
provided the backdrop for the lives of
many Union and Confederate soldiers.
Nearly 6,000 inmates are thought to
have entered Camp Ford's gates, making
it the largest concentration of Union
prisoners of war west of the Missisippi
Henry Hopkins Sibley
The General Who Would Conquer the
American West for the Confederacy
By William J. Sibley 18
Called a "model misfit in war" Confederate
General Henry Hopkins Sibley
achieved considerable, though perhaps
dubious notoriety, as an inventor and
soldier. A young Texas writer takes a
look at his curious ancestor.
An Example of Daring
By Edward B. Williams 8
Considered one of the South's most revered
and feared fighting units, John B.
Hood's Texas Brigade played an instrumental
role in almost every campaign of
the Army of Northern Virginia from 1862
until Appomattox. The heroic valor and
self-sacrificing conduct of the men who
fought with the Brigade is unequalled.
ON THE COVER
"Lee Calls on Hood's Texans ". Original
oil painting by Clyde Heron.
Lee Lawrence Presented
Governor's Award by Texas
Historical Commission 22
Restoration of Galveston's
Menard House Receives
National Recognition 22
Handbook on Historic Inns
in Texas Published 22
THF Presents Preservation
Awards; Approves Grants
at May Meeting
THF Board Member
Catherine Knowles Dies
in Houston in May
Texas Native Son and
Historian Lee Lawrence
Dies July 10 in Tyler
THF Grant Helps Marfa
Museum Catalogue and
Preserve Photo Collection
Texas Museum Listing
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Editor, Gene Krane, Book Review Editor, John Peterson Haynes, Clyde Heron, Gene Krane, John B. Meadows, William
CONTRIBUTORS J. Sibley, Sons of Confederate Veterans, Texas Archives, United
Confederate Veterans Research Center, Robert Glover, David Daughters of the Confederacy, Edward B. Williams
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