Regional North America United States Texas Localities T Tyler Society and Culture History Camp Ford
Confederate prison camp operated from 1863 to 1865; it housed 6,000 POWs and is said to be the largest Confederate prison camp west of the Mississippi. It is now the site of a historical park.
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All Things Historical: Camp Ford, Union Prisoner of War Camp in East Texas.
Newspaper column by Archie McDonald of the East Texas Historical Society.
The American Civil War: Camp Ford Prisoner of War Camp
History of the camp.
Camp Ford Historical Association
Camp history and information about the independent group's plans to build a historical center across from the Camp Ford site.
Handbook of Texas: Camp Ford
Brief history of the camp with bibliography.
Life in a Texas Prison Pen: The 48th Ohio at Camp Ford
Prisoners' accounts of their experiences, maps and pictures of the camp, and a list of prisoners from the 48th Ohio Veteran Volunteer Infantry.
Texas Beyond History: Camp Ford
Information on the camp's history and archaeological research, a timeline and pictures from the Texas Archeological Research Laboratory at the University of Texas at Austin.
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