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  • Subject: Prisoners of war
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    • Episode of the American War

    • Amputees; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Prisoners--Confederate; Prisoners of war
    • Subtitle: "Determination and Courage of a Confederate Prisoner at Vicksburg." Print shows a Confederate prisoner chopping off his own hand rather than working for the Union.
    • Drawing of a bedroom

    • Drawings; Military camps--Camp Ruston; Military life; Prisoners of war; Portrait drawings;
    • Drawing made by Prisoners of war interned at Camp Ruston. The drawing is a bedroom completely furnished.
    • Drawing ship at sea

    • Drawings; Military camps--Camp Ruston; Prisoners of war;
    • Drawing of a ship at sea. A light house is seen in the background. The drawing was drawn by a prisoner of war interned at WWII Prisoner of war camp located at Camp Ruston.
    • Soldier on a horse

    • Drawings; Prisoners of war; Military camps--Camp Ruston; Military personnel;
    • Drawing of a man on a horse perhaps a Prussian soldier drawn by a German Prisoner of War at Camp Ruston.
    • E. John Ellis diary, 1865 February-March (vol. 1)

    • Ellis, Ezekiel John, 1840-1889.; Johnson Island Prison.; Prisoners of war--Ohio.; Missionary Ridge, Battle of, Tenn., 1863--Personal narratives, Confederate.; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Causes.; United States--History--Civil War,...
    • Volume one of Ezekiel John Ellis' diary (February-March 1865) begins with a retrospective account by Ellis of the events leading up to the Civil War and his service in the war before his capture and imprisonment at Johnson Island in 1863. This...
    • E. John Ellis diary, 1865 April-October (vol. 2)

    • Ellis, Ezekiel John, 1840-1889.; Johnson Island Prison.; Prisoners of war--Ohio.; Plantation owners--Louisiana--Fiction.; Secession--Southern States.; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Prisoners and prisons.; United States--Politics and...
    • In volume two of Ezekiel John Ellis' diary (April-October 1865), Ellis documents his daily observations and experiences as a prisoner of war. He considers the justification for war, the defeat of the Confederate States, and the political...
    • Photograph

    • Employees; Prisoners of war; Military camps--Camp Ruston;
    • P.O.W. Camp Ruston in military uniform sitting near Watch Tower located on Camp Ruston.
    • Model Castle

    • Military camps--Camp Ruston; Castles & palaces; Models; Prisoners of war; World War II;
    • Castle with moat built by German POW.
    • Cesare Puelli

    • Military camps--Camp Ruston; Drawings; Prisoners of war;
    • A drawing of Camp Como done by Puelli at Camp Ruston. Camp Como was located in Mississippi. Many of the P.O.W.'s were sent to Camp Ruston from Camp Como.
    • Portrait miniature castle remains

    • Military camps--Camp Ruston; Handicraft; Modeling (Sculpture); Prisoners of war;
    • Miniature castle remains builts by the German POW's. This is one of many miniature castles, stadiums and other works mentioned by the Red Cross inspectors made by the Prisoners in their free time. Found at location of Compound 3 by Louisiana Tech...
    • U.S.G.S. Section Map

    • Military camps--Camp Ruston; Maps; Prisoners of war;
    • Enlarged section of U.S.G.S. Section Map (1947). Prisoners from the state prison at Angola were used to tear down the remains of the camp. Light areas in the photo indicate where some of the buildings had been moved.
    • Model Camp Ruston

    • Military camps--Camp Ruston; Modeling (Sculpture); Prisoners of war; World War II;
    • A model with "Gott Mit Uns" on it made by German prisoners of war at Camp Ruston.
    • Model castle.

    • Military camps--Camp Ruston; Models; Prisoners of war;
    • Model castle constructed by German prisoners of war at Camp Ruston. Camp Ruston buildings in background.
    • Windmill.

    • Military camps--Camp Ruston; Models; Prisoners of war; Windmills;
    • Windmill constructed by prisoners of war at Camp Ruston. Camp Ruston barrecks in the background.

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