Camp Douglas

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Location Chicago, IL, United States
Modern Address 3232 S Martin Luther King Drive
Description

This was a Civil War training and POW camp located between Cottage Grove Avenue and present-day Martin Luther King Drive, between present-day East 31st Street and East 33rd Place (then College Place). It was established in 1861. The Excelsiors, Jr., "Comet" and "Eastman" clubs, among others, played there postwar. Confederate POWs played while the war was still going on.

Sources

Wikipedia article. Keller book. Chicago Inter Ocean, April 7, 1867

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Found by Bruce Allardice
Entered by Bruce Allardice

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