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Here’s Richard Headley Clow. 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 first troops to enter Petersburg… Continue Reading “Reminder! Free Kindle Giveaway of “Rough Enough” Ends Tomorrow, Nov. 29, 2022 at Midnight! Some Highlights!”
In response to a Reader’s Question as to whether Rough Enough documents atrocities against Native American Indians during this period of time, the simple answer is, no. But let me elaborate on what it does cover a bit more in case it can lead… Continue Reading “Rough Enough: Reader’s Question Answered about Documented Atrocities”
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… Continue Reading “Genealogists Love New Civil War History! 4 Great Reasons!”
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… Continue Reading “The Prince of Serendipity Strikes again for Richard Clow and “Rough Enough””
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… Continue Reading “Civil War Book – Still Free? Wow!”
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… Continue Reading “Audio Book Format – “Rough Enough””
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.… Continue Reading “Richard Clow’s Interest in the 56th Mass.? – The Crater – July 1864”
Here are pictures I took of displays at City Point while researching the Civil War experiences of Richard Clow at Petersburg in 1865. Note the variety and sizes of ships in the harbor. Sailing vessels and steamboats, large and small plied the harbor delivering the… Continue Reading “City Point, Virginia, Busiest Seaport in the World 1864 – 1865”
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