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1910-04-09 (11)
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1. Confederate prisoners at Camp Douglas Confederate prisoners at Camp Douglas Prisons; Prisoners of war Caption: "Confederate prisoners at Camp Douglas By Courtesy of the Chicago Historical Society". Camp Douglas opened as a training camp for Union troops in 1861 on the property of Stephen J. Douglas, between...

2. Mary A. Bickerdyke Mary A. Bickerdyke Nurses Caption: "Mrs. Mary A. (""Mother"") Bickerdyke (Organizer of Military Hospitals and Friend of the Soldiers) By Courtesy of the Chicago Historical Society". Mary Bickerdyke was a volunteer nurse and hospital...

3. Rev. W. H. Ryder Rev. W. H. Ryder Clergy From text: "Rev. W. H. Ryder, D.D., of St. Paul's Universalist Church, was a frequent speaker at Union meetings. Next to Chapin he was regarded as the most gifted minister in his denomination in the country…...

4. Rev. Dennis Dunne Rev. Dennis Dunne Clergy Caption: "Rt. Rev. Dennis Dunne By Courtesy of the Chicago Historical Society". From text: "As a class the Catholic clergy were not noted for their support of the war, and for that reason the unqualified...

5. Levi D. Boone Levi D. Boone Doctors; Military officers; Mayors From text: "Other notables of the "Old Guard" who arrived in the thirties, and were for the most part in hale and hearty middle life, were … Levi D. Boone (a stalwart Know-nothing)…" Levi D. Boone...

6. State Street, Near Washington State Street, Near Washington Business districts Caption: "Street Scenes Before the War State Street, Near Washington By Courtesy of the Chicago Historical Society"

7. Clark and South Water Streets Clark and South Water Streets Business districts Caption: "Street Scenes Before the War Intersection of Clark and South Water Streets By Courtesy of the Chicago Historical Society"

8. Benjamin F. Taylor Benjamin F. Taylor Poets Caption: "Benjamin F. Taylor (Chicago's Poet of the War Period)"

9. Libby Prison Museum Libby Prison Museum Prisons; Galleries & museums Caption: "[Engraved for The Standard Guide Company.] Libby Prison Museum, Wabash Ave., South. [See "Amusements."]". From text: "Located on Wabash avenue, between Fourteenth and Sixteenth streets. One of...

10. Ellsworth Requiem March Ellsworth Requiem March Sheet music covers Caption: "The Ellsworth Requiem March' (The Cover Shows an Authentic Portrait of Col. Elmer E. Ellsworth, Chicago's Youthful Hero, the First Soldier Killed in the Civil War) By Courtesy of the Chicago...

11. Col. Benjamin J. Sweet Col. Benjamin J. Sweet Military officers Caption: "Col. (later Gen.) Benjamin J. Sweet (Commander at Camp Douglas; Pension Agent after the War) By Courtesy of the Chicago Historical Society". Photograph is undated, but appears to be from the...

12. Plat of Camp Douglas Plat of Camp Douglas Prisons; Prisoners of war Caption: "Plat of Camp Douglas By Courtesy of the Chicago Historical Society". Image is undated but appears to be from the 1860s.
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