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Here is some information. The Camp had so much rain during Jan-Feb 1865 and being so close to the Alabama River the River crested its banks and ended up flooding the Camp.
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Dear Ms. Lovins,
Thank you for posting your request on History Hub!
We searched the National Archives Catalog and located Letters Received by the Confederate Secretary of War, 1874 - 1899 (documenting 2/1861 - 4/1865) in the War Department Collection of Confederate Records (Record Group 109) that may include correspondence referencing the flood. These records are indexed by the record series Index to Letters and Telegrams Received by the Confederate Secretary of War in Record Group 109. While both series have been reproduced on microfilm, neither series has been digitized and are not available online. For more information about these records please contact the National Archives at Washington, DC - Textual Reference (RDT1) at Archives1reference@nara.gov. Please note that the National Archives does not have any administrative records such as correspondence or orders for the Cahaba Prison itself.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and pursuant to guidance received from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), NARA has adjusted its normal operations to balance the need of completing its mission-critical work while also adhering to the recommended social distancing for the safety of NARA staff. As a result of this re-prioritization of activities, you may experience a delay in receiving an initial acknowledgement as well as a substantive response to your reference request from RDT1. We apologize for this inconvenience and appreciate your understanding and patience.
Another possible avenue for research is to search for back issues of local newspapers or records of state and local governments. The Alabama Public Library Service and the
Alabama Department of Archives and History may be able to assist you in locating state and local resources, as might local libraries and historical societies for Dallas County, Alabama.
We hope this is helpful. Best of luck with your family research!