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20th century historic view of Fort Clark
Photographer: Carl Ekmark
Taken: Circa 1930s
Caption: 20th century historic view of Fort Clark's Guardhouse
Additional Description: The Guardhouse served two functions, to house the soldiers on guard duty and to hold prisoners. The building has a central guard room were the soldiers on guard duty slept and ate, a prison room where soldiers accused of minor offenses were held, a cell block where prisoners with more serious crimes were confined, and an office for the officer and sergeant of the guard.
Submitted: May 16, 2012, by William F Haenn of Fort Clark (Brackettville), Texas.
Database Locator Identification Number: p204040
File Size: 0.537 Megabytes

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