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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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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Tennessee Valor — Update, September 18, 2011

Posted on Sunday, September 18th, 2011

TENNESSEE VALOR : The 7th Tennessee Infantry at Gettysburg
I have just begun the final chapter of Tennessee Valor. This chapter is a description of the last months’ of trench warfare outside of Petersburg, the 7th’s […]

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Tennessee Valor – Enlistments, 1864-1865 (Part 2)

Posted on Monday, September 5th, 2011

Tennessee Valor – Enlistments – Part 2: 1864-65
The recruiters must have learned something from their dismal 1863 recruitment practices because the replacements added to the 7th Tennessee from the 1864 conscriptions and volunteer enlistment proved […]

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Tennessee Valor — Writing Update, August 28, 2011 : Part 1

Posted on Sunday, August 28th, 2011

Tennessee Valor: Update, August 28, 2011
The website received its 2,000th visit yesterday. Hurray, and thanks so much for taking the time to support this endeavor!
My writing continues unabated, with hurricane Irene not able to do […]

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The Writing Process: Tennessee Valor (Lt. Col. Samuel George Shepard)

Posted on Wednesday, January 5th, 2011

The Writing Process – Tennessee Valor (Samuel George Shepard)

4 more hours of working on the manuscript, resulting in 1,400 more words on paper. Tomorrow I’ll revise and then add more. I’ve just had the first […]

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Writing Process — Tennessee Valor

Posted on Thursday, December 2nd, 2010

The Writing Process — Tennessee Valor
I worked 4 1/2 hours today, beginning by drafting the 1st Chapter. I did not get far before I realized I needed to research members of Company H.
Company H’s commander […]

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“The 7th Tennessee reached the end of the line on the muddy banks of Hatcher’s Run” — America’s Civil War : 1999

Posted on Monday, October 4th, 2010

In the predawn hours of April 2, 1865, the veterans of the 7th Tennessee knew that the Federals were going to attack. Nearly everyone in the regiment had been awake all night. The homesick and […]

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