Camp Ford

7:45am

Tue March 31, 2015
Commentary

History Matters: Camp Ford in Tyler is a wayside attraction

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. 

History Matters is made possible in part by the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities and Louisiana Cultural Vistas Magazine.  

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11:52am

Tue May 15, 2012
Commentary

History Matters: Remembering a Tyler, Texas, POW camp

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.