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Chicago’s Forgotten Civil War Prison Camp

Camp Douglas was one of the largest POW camps for the Union Army, located in the heart of what is now Chicago’s Bronzeville neighborhood.More than 40,000 troops spent time in what some historians name the “deadliest prison in American history” … Continue reading

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Chicago’s forgotten Civil War prison camp | WBEZ

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