Category: Civil War Personalities

Reminder! Free Kindle Giveaway Dec. 7 – 11, 2018, for Civil War History – “Rough Enough.”

  That’s Richard Headley Clow in the header picture. At 17 years of age he enlisted in the Union Army to fight at Petersburg and the final battles of the Civil War.  Stationed at Fort Hayes outside of Petersburg,  Richard Clow was in the…

War Monuments: History – Who We Are and What We Believe

Dear Readers,  As a Civil War book writer, “Rough Enough” Richard Clow’s Civil War and Frontier Experiences, 1864 – 1885 with letters I have a number of qualms about the blanket removal of a number of Civil War historic statues and monuments. Yes, there…

Genealogists Love New Civil War History! 4 Great Reasons!

Another Ghost from Richard Clow’s Past Reappears!  After my blog a week and half ago about the Prince of Serendip striking me, I was amazed to get this contact from Claudia Cannon. I quote a section of her note about her grandfather’s cousin, Mary…

The Prince of Serendipity Strikes again for Richard Clow and “Rough Enough”

Talk about a really amazing coincidence today!  Out of the blue comes an email from one of my new followers who just happens to be the Great-Great – Step – Grandson of Richard Headley Clow (1847 – 1926) CW veteran 1864-65) about whom I…

See you At Northwest Book Festival!

It’s here this weekend! The Northwest Book Festival in Portland, OR 30th of July, Pioneer Courthouse Square! Check it out! I’ll be there! With three books to sign for buyers! Here’s my author site! What time????  3:30 – 5:00PM What books??? 1. “The Ghosts…

Civil War Book – Still Free? Wow!

 Rough Enough (Nonfiction)       Get it for your Kindle app for any computer – Now! Free! https://amazon.com/author/rickmcbee  (Kindle users will find this book free at this site until June 10). The History and Life of 17 year old Richard H. Clow, as seen through his…

Audio Book Format – “Rough Enough”

I just opened up a site with Amazon’s audio book system, ACX which will mean that my 4.5 Star, Civil War book, Rough Enough, will soon be available in an audio system so that those of you who want to listen to it while…

Richard Clow’s Interest in the 56th Mass.? – The Crater – July 1864

Thinking back to some of the reasons why Richard Clow may have enlisted in the 56th Mass. Infantry in 1865, one of the items he notes in his February letter to his sister is that the 56th was “cut up badly” and needed replacements….

Reader Questions for “Rough Enough” Set#11, Chapt 8: What Modern Spectacles compare to the Civil War Grand Review?

As I look at pictures of the Grand Review in Washington DC following the end of the Civil War, I try to imagine what it must have been like to be either in the crowds watching on that day or on the stands, in…

Photos of John Sherwin Clow, wife and son: Older Brother to Richard Clow

  Right hand photo is John Sherwin Clow, 1836 – 1909 and left hand photo is his wife, Celinda Warren Burnap Clow holding their son, Fredrick Redman Clow. This is the son who was born in 1863 just before John enlisted in the Union…

Personalities Related to Richard Clow: John Sherwin Clow 1836-1909

John Sherwin (nickname “Sher”) Clow was born a full 11 years before Richard Clow in Nova Scotia, Canada where the family lived until 1853.  John probably got the nicknam of “Sher” due to the fact that he had the same first name as his…

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