A Visit to Camp Ford
The Largest Confederate Prison
Camp West of the Mississippi

(Part 2)

 


Panorama of Camp Ford from the west side, near the highway, looking east.
Click on the image above to view the panorama.

 


Reconstructions of the original stockade walls, using 16' timbers, and
the enlarged stockade walls, made by sawing the original timbers in half.

 


Reproduction cabin

 


Col. Duganne's Cabin at Camp Ford
From Twenty Months in the Department of the Gulf, A. J. H. Duganne.

 


The spring now emerges half-way along the old streambed on the south wall.

 


View of the spring flowing east along the southern perimeter.

 
Unless otherwise noted, all photos are courtesy of
Bruce Schulze, CivilWarAlbum.com
Thanks Bruce!

 

 

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