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History Matters: Ghost Towns

Mural Image of Timbermen from Wall in Downtown Springhill Louisiana - Bill Beckett - c 2018
Bill Beckett - c 2018
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Bill Beckett - c 2018 - Used by Permission
Mural Image of Timbermen from Wall in Downtown Springhill Louisiana
Dr. Gary Joiner
Credit Press Image / LSU Shreveport
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LSU Shreveport
Dr. Gary Joiner

Airs Tuesday, March 3, 2020, at 7:45 a.m. This week commentator Gary Joiner looks back at many towns that once were, but are ghostly memories of the past.

Gary Joiner is a cartographer and an associate professor of history at LSU in Shreveport. He is the author or editor of 12 books including “Shiloh and the Western Campaign of 1862,” “One Damn Blunder From Beginning to End: The Red River Campaign in 1864,” “Through the Howling Wilderness: The Red River Campaign and Union Failure in 1864,” “Red River Steamboats,” and “Mr. Lincoln's Brown Water Navy: Mississippi Squadron.”