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  • At last a State of Illinois historic marker is now on the site of the camp.  The first official acknowledgement of the camp.
  • Join the next archaeological excavation-October 16-21
  • New book on camp Douglas to be published by History Press in the first quarter of 2015. Written by David Keller the book tentatively titled The Story of Camp Douglas-Chicago’s Forgotten Civil War Prison, looks at Camp Douglas from the perspective of prisoners and  examines prison camps with a 19th century perspective.


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