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Court martial of Private John Carroll in Brownsville, TX

Description: Court martial of Carroll who was charged with, (1) "Conduct Prejudicial to Good Order and Military Disciplinel," (2) Assault, with intent to commit Rape, and (3) Assault, with intent to kill."
Date: September 19, 1864
Item Type: Text
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

"Houston, Texas"

Description: From "Harper's Weekly." This item includes a sketch of Houston, Texas and the text on the reverse of the clipping.
Date: October 27, 1866
Creator: Davis, Theodore R.
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

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

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.
Date: March 4, 1865
Creator: Simmons, G. W.
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

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

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.
Date: March 4, 1865
Creator: Simmons, G. W.
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Presidential Proclamation

Description: Proclamation issued by Lincoln concerning designation of areas in rebellion and emancipation in those areas.
Date: January 2, 1863
Creator: Lincoln, Abraham
Item Type: Text
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Engraved print of Abraham Lincoln

Description: Head-and-shoulders portrait of Abraham Lincoln with notation in lower left corner, "From life by F.B. Carpenter, 1864,"
Date: 1864
Creator: Carpenter, F. B.
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum