Book Review – The 7th Tennessee Infantry in the Civil War

Posted on Tuesday, February 25th, 2014

The award winning Civil War Historian John Michael Priest reviewed The 7th Tennessee Infantry in the Civil War in “Civil War News.”
Civil War News
December 2013
The 7th Tennessee Infantry in the Civil War: a History and [...]

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Jeremiah Turner’s fateful day – February 14, 1864

Posted on Saturday, February 15th, 2014

Jeremiah Turner survived all of his regiment’s battles only to be crippled by an unusual injury on February 14, 1864.
My friend and fellow 7th Tennessee Infantry historian, Lamont Wade has assembled the evidence and determined [...]

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Calamity at Gettysburg – Company E, 11th North Carolina

Posted on Wednesday, February 5th, 2014

 
Calamity at Gettysburg
Company E, 11th North Carolina
  June 30 – July 15, 1863
- Thomas Venner

On June, 30th, 1863 the men of the 11th North Carolina settled down for the night, unaware of what would occur the [...]

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Death at Gettysburg: Company C Casualties

Posted on Thursday, January 30th, 2014

 
Death at Gettysburg
Company C
  June 30 – July 15, 1863
   - Thomas Venner
The volunteers from Bertie County, NC were commanded by Cpt. Frank Bird as they settled down for the night, west of Gettysburg. They were [...]

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Company B at Gettysburg

Posted on Wednesday, January 29th, 2014

 
Gettysburg Casualties:
11th North Carolina Infantry
Company B
  June 30 – July 15, 1863
- Thomas Venner
  On June 30, 1863 the 11th North Carolina’s soldiers bivouacked a few miles west of Gettysburg. The regiment numbered over 650 officers [...]

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Disaster in Pennsylvania: Company E at Gettysburg

Posted on Saturday, January 4th, 2014

 
 
Disaster in Pennsylvania:
Company E at Gettysburg:
June 30 – July 15, 1863
- Thomas Venner
On June 30, 1863 the 11th North Carolina’s soldiers bivouacked not far from Cashtown, PA, unaware of the disastrous events facing them in [...]

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The 11th North Carolina at Cold Harbor: A short history of Company B (Feb. 1862 – June 1864)

Posted on Monday, December 30th, 2013

 
The 11th North Carolina at Cold Harbor:
A short history of Company B:
 February 1862 to June 1864
- Thomas Venner

William T. Harbison enlisted into Company B on February 1, 1862 along with his older brother, Tolbert Harbison. [...]

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Company A: The Enlistment Story

Posted on Monday, December 23rd, 2013

To Field a Company:
The Enlistment Story of Company A,
11th North Carolina Infantry
- Thomas Venner

With the start of the Civil War, North Carolina rallied to the Confederacy and the citizens of Charlotte actively sent her [...]

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Company D, 11th North Carolina: Part 2; 1864 – 1865

Posted on Friday, December 13th, 2013

 
Company D
11th North Carolina Infantry
Part 2:
(1864 and 1865)
 
The 11th North Carolina remained in the Orange Court House area for the winter of 1863-64, a period of time in which the soldiers suffered from lack of [...]

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Company D, 11th North Carolina Infantry: Part 1; 1862-1863

Posted on Thursday, December 5th, 2013

 
Company D
11th North Carolina Infantry
Part 1:
(1862 and 1863)
 
Company D was mustered into the 11th North Carolina Infantry on March 31, 1862 at Camp Mangum, the Tar Heel State’s main training facility, located not far from [...]

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