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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 dkeller@campdouglas.org.

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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