Posted on Thursday, June 6th, 2013
The 7th Tennessee Infantry book is another step closer to publication.
The editorial staff at McFarland Publishers has informed me publishing activities on the book continue.
It now appears the book will be released in late August [...]
Posted on Tuesday, February 26th, 2013
The Unknown Tennessee Girl
Who was this young Tennessee woman?
And who was the Tennessee soldier who held her photo in his hands as he bled to death?
Once Pickett’s Charge collapsed Union forces moved out among the [...]
Posted on Monday, January 21st, 2013
McFarland publishing has included Tennessee Valor in its 2013 Spring/Summer catalog!
All the editing has been completed and the galleys are due out in the next couple weeks.
Then the index will be created, and the book [...]
Posted on Sunday, December 2nd, 2012
Tennessee Valor – An Update:
Progress at the publishing house continues at its slow pace. Everything appears to be on schedule, just a little later than I had figured. I estimate the book will be released [...]
Posted on Monday, September 17th, 2012
The 7th Tennessee Infantry went into the Sharpsburg campaign with a strength of 292. The fight at Harper’s Ferry on September 14th cost the regiment five casualties.
The rapid, 17-mile march from Harper’s Ferry to Sharpsburg [...]
Posted on Tuesday, August 7th, 2012
150 years ago several 7th Tennesseans wrote about the battle of Cedar Run:
Here are their words –
August 7, 1862:
[Barry Crompton, historian] – On Thursday, August 7, Jackson’s three divisions – his old one under Winder; [...]
Posted on Wednesday, June 27th, 2012
150 years ago several 7th Tennesseans wrote about the 7 Days battle:
Here are their words –
26 June 1862:
John Williams (Co. D) – [Mechanicsville, VA] – “… We remained at the place near Richmond doing picket [...]
Posted on Sunday, June 24th, 2012
Tennessee Valor -The 7th Tennessee Infantry at the Battle of Gettysburg
The manuscript is slowly working its way through the publication process.
The front cover now has a mock-up:
The front cover’s image is a Mathew Brady photo [...]
Echoes from the Campfire – The writings of the men of the 7th Tennessee – The Battle of Seven Pines, May 31, 1862
Posted on Thursday, May 31st, 2012
Echoes from the Campfire:
The Battle of Seven Pines: May 31, 1862.
31 May 1862:
John K. Howard (Lt. Col.) letter published in the Richmond Dispatch – “…At sunset, the same day [31 May 1862], he died in [...]
Posted on Wednesday, May 23rd, 2012
Echoes from the Campfire – The writings of the men of the 7th Tennessee:
May 19 – May 28, 1862
Chronicling the events leading up to the battle of Seven Pines, May 31, 1862:
19 May 1862: