Welcome to Camp Douglas Restoration FoundationCamp Douglas Restoration Foundation

 

Our Mission:

To provide active leadership in the development, delivery, and preservation of educational and historic information regarding the Upper Midwest, especially Illinois and Chicago during the Civil War.

 

 

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The Story of Camp Douglas, Chicago’s Forgotten Civil War Prison, by David L. Keller, published by History Press, was written from the 19th Century mind-set  and 20/20 hind site. Camp life is told through the diaries, journals, and letters of prisoners from the camp.

For a limited time this book is available from the Store on this web site for $20 with no shipping and handling charges.

 

 

 

 

Join us now in our efforts to have a foot print of the camp listed on the National Register of Historic places. Sign our petition below.