My Great Grandfather, William McNealMy great grandfather McNeal fought in the union calvary in the American Civil War. I'm just amazed at the fact that he is just my great grandfather because it makes it seem that the Civil War wasn't fought that long ago. I often use my family history in my fiction books. Today I am talking about my family history in fiction at The Sweethearts of the West blog today and tomorrow (August 18&19). I hope you'll come over and read what I have to say and what books my relatives are in.