Camp Jackson ravaged by measles

Wednesday, September 11, 2013

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The establishment of Camp Jackson in Arkansas was originally attempted by General Benjamin McCulloch during the hot, scorching days of summer in northwest Arkansas. The General named Camp Jackson for Governor Claiborne Jackson of Missouri, a staunch supporter of the Confederacy who actively pushed for Missouri’s secession from the Union.

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