Camp Ford

Commentator Gary Joiner takes us to Camp Ford, Civil War landmark in Tyler, Texas. It was largest Confederate-operated prisoner of war camp west of the Mississippi River. 

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Commentator Gary Joiner focuses his historical lens on Camp Ford, the largest Confederate-run prison west of the Mississippi River during the American Civil War.