The Writing Process — Eli Smith (Co. I) 7th Tennessee Infantry

Posted on Wednesday, December 15th, 2010

The Writing Process — Eli Smith (Co. I) 7th Tennessee Infantry
I’ve had a series of communications with a descendant (a great-great-grandson) of a veteran of the 7th Tennessee.
Eli Smith was a private throughout the war. […]

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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 Tennesseans in Company ‘L’, 35th Tennessee, typified the fortitude of Confederate troops everywhere.” — America’s Civil War : 1990

Posted on Thursday, October 7th, 2010

During the Civil War there were many units, Northern and Southern, that achieved fame. Some units gained distinction through outstanding valor by participating in some dramatic situation, or simply by being unlucky. But there were […]

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