Eugene Woodruff

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Commentator Gary Joiner honors Army Lt. Eugene Augustus Woodruff who gave his life to Shreveport and died on Sept. 30, 1873, just two months shy of his 32nd birthday, as he cared for residents stricken with Yellow Fever.

 Commentator Gary Joiner ventures to the center of Oakland Cemetery to look at the life of Eugene Woodruff, a hero from the reconstruction era.