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The chapel bell from Camp Douglas is part of the Chicago History Museum’s exhibit “The Secret Lives of Objects,” opening March 21, 2015

The Story of Camp Douglas, Chicago’s Forgotten Civil War Prison by David L. Keller, published by History Press is due in stores March 23.

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 HQ 128x160
  • Over 50 photos, maps, illustrations, and drawing

WBEZ Story on Archaeological Excavation. Chicago Sun-Times article on Museum

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