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      03-21-2013, 06:08 PM   #18
Rick F.
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Originally Posted by Loogey Clapp View Post
Rick, thank you again for a truly wonderful story! Excellent subject matter, great research and your descriptions are fascinating. I had 2 great-grandfathers in the Civil War. One of which was captured by Nathan Bedford Forrest near Rome, Georgia in May, 1863 and spent the next 9 months in Libby Prison in Richmond, VA until his successful escape in Febuary, 1864. Also your writing style makes this an extremely pleasurable read!!

I'm glad your great-grandfather survived the POW camp! An awful lot of prisoners didn't, as a result of disease and the then-crude level of medical knowledge. Your comment reminds me that one of my ancestors was Capt. Bradley Dean of the Union army--I'll have to look him up and see what I can find.