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The next archaeological excavation is scheduled for May 18-26, 2016 at Pershing Magnet School, 3200 S. Calumet. Volunteers are welcome.  If interested, contact

The Story of Camp Douglas, Chicago’s Forgotten Civil War Prison by David L. Keller, published by History Press is now available.

The Foundation is offering the the book for $21.99 autographed by the author.  Visit the STORE tab to order.  Proceeds from these sales benefit the Foundation.

  • 250 pages of camp and Civil War prison history
  • First hand accounts of camp life from Confederate prisonersCover
  • Over 50 photos, maps, illustrations, and drawing

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