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Camp Ford Prison

John W. Greene

Camp Ford Prison

And How I Escaped

by John W. Greene

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Published by Nugget Pub .
Written in English

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  • Sociology

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    FormatPaperback
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11694167M
    ISBN 100962329215
    ISBN 109780962329210

    Get this from a library! Camp Ford, C.S.A.; the story of Union prisoners in Texas,. [F Lee Lawrence; Robert W Glover; Carl Hertzog] -- A work to shed light on the history of Camp Ford, a prison camp for Union prisoners during the Civil War. The American Civil War was fought during , , , & Issues involving the slavery for the North and states rights for the South erupted into a full.

    Camp Ford | In this Spur Award-winning novel, acclaimed author Johnny D. Boggs deftly combines three American icons: the Old West, the Civil War and baseball. Win MacNaughton had always lived for the game--until his father was killed at Gettysburg, and Win decided to enlist in the Union Army. Buy Camp Ford Prison: And How I Escaped by Greene, John W. (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : John W. Greene.

    Books shelved as prisoner-of-war: The Great Escape by Paul Brickhill, Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience and Redemption by Laura Hill. Camp Ford was a POW camp near Tyler, Texas, during the American Civil War. It was the largest Confederate-run prison west of the Mississippi. Using our custom trip planner, Tyler attractions like Camp Ford can form part of a personalized travel itinerary. Source.


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Camp Ford Prison by John W. Greene Download PDF EPUB FB2

CAMP FORD won the Spur Award for best novel inand it is the best Western novel I have read in a long time. Boggs adroitly weaves two storylines--the aged Win MacNaughton watching the World Series in St. Louis, and Win MacNaughton as a boy growing up in a changing and violent time with the new game of baseball/5(17).

Restaurants near Camp Ford: ( mi) Dairy Queen ( mi) Stanley's Famous Pit Bar-B-Q ( mi) Villa Montez ( mi) Jucy's Hamburgers ( mi) Happy's Fish House; View all restaurants near Camp Ford on Tripadvisor $/5(59).

Camp Ford Prison, and How I Escaped: An Incident of the Civil War (Hardback or Cased Book) Greene, John W. Published by Andesite Press 8/8/ ().

Camp Ford was one of the healthier prison camps in the war, and even though there were several exchanges, by May ofthere were still nearly 1, prisoners at the camp, including all of the th Ohio along with Joseph Spiegel.

Camp Ford was a POW camp near Tyler, Texas, during the American Civil War. It was the largest Confederate-run prison west of the Mississippi. History. Exchanged Union prisoners from Camp Ford. Established in the spring of as a training camp for new Built by: Confederate States Army.

Camp Ford Main From Training Camp to Prison Uncovering Camp Ford Camp Ford/Civil War Timeline Credits & Sources A period drawing (colorized) of Camp Ford, as featured in Harpers Magazine.

Image courtesy of Alston Thoms. Camp Ford continued to serve as a prison until the surrender of the Trans-Mississippi Department in May, By the end of may, the first prisoners from Camp Ford arrived at Fort Smith, Arkansas, after covering a distance of nearly miles. They arrived with. Life in a Texas Prison Pen The 48th Ohio at Camp Ford "Camp Ford, Texas" G.W.

Simmons Harper's Weekly, March 4, Introduction by Don D. Worth. Following their capture at the Battle of Sabine Crossroads (Mansfield), the soldiers of the 48th Ohio regiment were escorted to Camp Ford, four miles from Tyler, in the northeast corner of Texas.

Camp Ford was the largest Confederate Prisoner of War Camp west of the Mississippi River during the American Civil War. Established in August ofthe camp was not closed until At its peak in Julyover 5, prisoners were detained there.

The events ofhowever, brought Camp Ford back to the fore. Federal activity in neighboring Louisiana increased, and Confederate authorities in need of prisoner-of-war camp selected Camp Ford for the purpose.

Although not ideal as a prison site (the camp had no walls), the small number of prisoners proved manageable to the Rebel guards. Camp Ford was the largest Confederate prison camp west of the Mississippi River during the American Civil War.

Randy Gilbert provided a tour of the location and described what conditions were like. 1 ed CIVIL WAR POW Confederate Camp Ford Swiggett Tyler Texas Prison Life. Captain S.A. Swiggett was an officer in the 36 th Iowa Infantry during the American Civil War.

His memoir of being a prisoner of war was published under the title ‘Bright Side of Prison Life’ and is known for being the best first-hand account of the captives held at the Confederate prison Camp Ford in Tyler, Texas. Very good. Camp Ford Prison: And How I Escaped by John W. Greene. Binding: Paperback.

Weight: Lbs. Product Group: Book. Istextbook: Yes. A copy that has been read, but remains in excellent condition. Pages are intact and are not marred by notes or highlighting, but may contain a neat previous owner name. The spine remains undamaged.2/5(2). Civil War Centennial Comm., - Camp Ford - 99 pages 0 Reviews A work to shed light on the history of Camp Ford, a prison camp for Union prisoners during the Civil War.

This book reports the findings and interpretations of the archaeological fieldwork performed in and at the site of Camp Ford under the direction of Alston V. Thoms from Texas A&M University. Charts, maps, and photographs are scattered throughout this technical work.

CAMP the Confederacy located a conscript-training camp four miles northeast of Tyler. The installation became known as Camp Ford, in honor of Col.

John S. (Rip) Jthe Trans-Mississippi Department ordered the establishment of a prison camp at Camp Ford and transferred the prisoners of war then located at Shreveport, Louisiana, to Tyler for confinement.

: The Old Flag. First Published by Union Prisoners at Camp Ford, Tyler, Texas. Vol. 1, no. 1, Feb. 17, - No. 3, Ma Folio, original printed boards, rebacked with a new paper spine replacing the original paper spine.

First edition. Corners worn; a few minor spots to boards; very attractive. The Old Flag was published by a Union soldier during an imprisonment of   Camp Ford Prison, And How I Escaped: An Incident Of The Civil War Paperback – Febru by John W.

Greene (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ $ — Paperback "Please retry" $ $ —Author: John W. Greene. So have the three surviving issues of one of the Camp Ford handwritten newspapers: The Old Flag.

Some books written by survivors of Camp Ford published before appear in Google Books in their entirety: Camps and Prisons: Twenty Months in the Department of the Gulf, by Augustine Joseph Hickey Duganne Sketches in Prison Camps, by Charles C. Nott. An artesian spring at Camp Ford furnished water that, according to one of the prisoners, was cool, crystalline, and impregnated with iron and sulphur, a combination thought to make it a good tonic.

Although the spring is no longer there today, a small iron-colored stream runs in the same creek bed. CAMP FORD won the Spur Award for best novel inand it is the best Western novel I have read in a long time. Mr. Boggs adroitly weaves two storylines--the aged Win MacNaughton watching the World Series in St.

Louis, and Win MacNaughton as a boy growing up in a changing and violent time with the new game of baseball/5(5). The story is about a Yankee soldier (from Rhode Island) who is captured in Louisiana and sent to the large Confederate prison camp in Texas called Camp Ford.

To relieve the boredom, the Union men play baseball and the Confederate guards watch them play- /5.Camp Ford prison, and how I escaped: an incident of the Civil War. [John W Greene] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library.

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