The mission of the Camp Ford Historical Association, Inc. is to preserve the history of the Camp Ford Prisoner of War Camp
by informing the public about Texas and American Civil War history, including the
Trans-Mississippi Theater of operations;
by cooperating with schools, educational institutions and museums to develop and create historical educational programs for the public that relate to Camp Ford and Texas history;
by collecting and publishing documents and information relating to Camp Ford;
and by displaying artifacts through the Camp Ford Museum.