Camp Ford Civl War Prison

Camp Ford was the largest Confederate prison camp west of the Mississippi River during the American Civil War. Randy Gilbert provided a tour of the location… read more

Camp Ford was the largest Confederate prison camp west of the Mississippi River during the American Civil War. Randy Gilbert provided a tour of the location and described what conditions were like for the prisoners.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2018 LCV Cities Tour” in Tyler, Texas, from March 8-14 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Altice cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on Book TV on C-SPAN2. close

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Camp Ford Civl War Prison

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Program ID:
444546-1
Category:
Vignette
Format:
Tour
Location:
Tyler, Texas, United States
First Aired:
May 05, 2018 | 12:52pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
May 25, 2018 | 7:16pm EDT | C-SPAN 1

Airing Details

  • May 05, 2018 | 12:52pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 06, 2018 | 8:16am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 06, 2018 | 2:31pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 07, 2018 | 4:28am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 13, 2018 | 1:54pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 25, 2018 | 7:16pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
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