Tennessee Valor – update; 12/21/2011

Posted on Wednesday, December 21st, 2011

Tennessee Valor update – 12/21/2011
I have just completed editing and rewriting Chapter 11, with only one chapter to go.
Chapter 11 covered the 7th Tennessee’s experiences in the Wilderness, Spotsylvania, North Anna, Cold Harbor, and ultimately […]

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The Writing Process — Tennessee Valor (Deaths)

Posted on Monday, February 14th, 2011

The Writing Process – Tennessee Valor (Deaths)
The question was raised, how many men in the 7th Tennessee died by war’s end? A second question (actually a pair) coming from this inquiry was; When did the […]

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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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“‘Til The Paper Work Is Done” – Civil War Times Illustrated; 1993

Posted on Monday, November 15th, 2010

Recruiting, training and feeding millions of soldiers provided a few minor obstacles for the Federal bureaucracy. Keeping track of them all proved the real challenge.
The adage, “The work is never fin­ished “til the paper work […]

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