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[Thomas Green Bays]

Description: Copy negative of Thomas Green Bays, an early Jacksonville resident, sitting in a chair and holding a cane.
Date: December 5, 1987
Creator: Cherokee County Historical Society
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Cherokee County Historical Commission

[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

Libby Prison During the War.

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."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Poster
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum