A Rogue’s Life: R. Clay Crawford, Prison Escapee, Union Army by Lewis A. Lawson

By Lewis A. Lawson

This booklet unearths the lifetime of R. Clay Crawford, his desires, his schemes, his successes and his mess ups, as he introduced himself into a number of the such a lot turbulent episodes of nineteenth century usa historical past. Like all people, he was once born with a family members heritage, not only genetic but in addition cultural determinants; this ebook unearths the impacts on his habit inherited from his father and his grandfathers. He likewise handed directly to his youngsters a version, not only genetic yet cultural. nevertheless, Clay Crawford’s tale isn't just a relatives affair. He was once a “self-made guy” dwelling in an age while such used to be regarded as a countrywide asset—and therefore stands proud as a caution that the worship of the “self-made guy” could produce extra rogues than Rockefellers.

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