The 7th Tennessee Infantry in the Civil War has been released!!!!

Posted on Monday, July 22nd, 2013

The 7th Tennessee Infantry in the Civil War has been released!!!
(This is Tennessee Valor; the publisher went with a different title.)
 
To order copies please go to – www.thomasvenner.com/books/
 
I will personally sign your copies in honor [...]

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Tennessee Valor – Writing Update, Nov. 17, 2011

Posted on Thursday, November 17th, 2011

Tennessee Valor – Writing update
I am working on the rewrite of chapter 5, having completed rewrites of the first four chapters. The first four chapters total 108 pages and some 40,000 words. Chapter 5 describes [...]

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7th Tennessee Infantry — September 12 -14, 1861

Posted on Sunday, September 18th, 2011

September 12, 1861: Cheat Mountain Summary, (West) Virginia
Although all of Lee’s troops had been in their assigned positions the coordinated attack never occurred. Apparently, it had been up to Col. Rust, leading the 3rd Arkansas [...]

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7th Tennessee Infantry — September 10 – 11, 1861

Posted on Monday, September 12th, 2011

7th Tennessee Infantry – September 10-11, 1861
September 10, 1861: 7th Tennessee on the move, (West) Virginia
 The movement of the 7th TN was reported by Archibald Norris, Company K: “Left camp at eight o’clock to this [...]

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7th Tennessee Infantry — September 5-6, 1861

Posted on Thursday, September 8th, 2011

7th Tennessee Infantry — September 5, 1861: On duty at Mingo Flats, (West) Virginia
“Commenced raining about 2 at night, rained steady till 3 in the evening. Provisions gave out. I with others had to go [...]

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7th Tennessee Infantry — August 25, 1861

Posted on Thursday, August 25th, 2011

 
 
 
 7th Tennessee Infantry — August 25, 1861
Somehow mail got through the muddy mountain roads to Big Springs. Archibald Norris, of Company K, “Received a fine letter from Pa, Uncle Lamb and Aunt Betty. The first [...]

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Writing update – TENNESSEE VALOR: The 7th Tennessee Infantry at the Battle of Gettysburg: Part 2

Posted on Friday, August 19th, 2011

 

Writing update – TENNESSEE VALOR: The 7th Tennessee Infantry at the Battle of Gettysburg: Part 2
This is the second and final segment describing the 7th Tennessee in Pickett’s Charge:
Colonel Fite wrote that only half of his [...]

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Whispers from around the Campfire — August 5 – 10, 1861

Posted on Sunday, August 7th, 2011

Whispers from around the Campfire – August 5 – 10, 1861
Selected writings from the 7th Tennessee Infantry
5 August 1861:
Archibald Norris- “Spent most of the day in camp. Were drilled in the regimental drill in the [...]

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Whispers Around the Campfire — August 1-3, 1861

Posted on Tuesday, August 2nd, 2011

Whispers Around the Campfire — August 1 – 3, 1861
Selected writings from men of the 7th Tennessee:
1 August 1861:
Robert Hatton letter to Sophia Hatton, dated 1 August 1861: “…On yesterday, my regiment moved from Millboro, in [...]

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The 7th Tennessee Infantry; 150 Years Ago — August 1861

Posted on Sunday, July 31st, 2011

The 7th Tennessee Infantry; 150 Years Ago — August 1861
On August 1, 1861 the 7th Tennessee left Millsboro, VA and marched westward into the mountains of Virginia, reaching Warm Springs that evening. The men of [...]

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