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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Echoes from the Campfire – The writings of the men of the 7th Tennessee – The Battle of Seven Pines, May 31, 1862

Posted on Thursday, May 31st, 2012

Echoes from the Campfire:
The Battle of Seven Pines: May 31, 1862.
 
31 May 1862:
John K. Howard (Lt. Col.) letter published in the Richmond Dispatch – “…At sunset, the same  day [31 May 1862], he died in […]

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Echoes from the Campfire – The writings of the men of the 7th Tennessee: May 19 – May 28, 1862

Posted on Wednesday, May 23rd, 2012

 
Echoes from the Campfire – The writings of the men of the 7th Tennessee:
May 19 – May 28, 1862
Chronicling the events leading up to the battle of Seven Pines, May 31, 1862:
19 May 1862:
Thomas […]

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7th Tennessee Muster Roll

Posted on Monday, May 21st, 2012

 
7th Tennessee Muster Roll
 
The following is the entire listing of every man mustered into the 7th Tennessee:
(The number in the listing is the page # where the name will be found on the Muster Roll)
Abbott, […]

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Tennessee Valor — The battle of Seven Pines Casualty Analysis

Posted on Saturday, October 22nd, 2011

Battle of Seven Pines Casualty Analysis
The 7th Tennessee suffered 157 recorded casualties (wounded or killed) at the battle of Seven Pines (5/31/1862). A quick analysis of the body locations will reveal a hint at the […]

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The Writing Process — Tennessee Valor (Chapter 3)

Posted on Tuesday, March 1st, 2011

The Writing Process – Tennessee Valor (Chapter 3)
I have completed Chapter 3.
Length– 11,700 words
Time of writing – 27 hours
Chapter 3 covers the 7th Tennessee from the months of May 1862 to the first half of […]

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The Writing Process — Tennessee Valor (Seven Pines Casualties)

Posted on Thursday, February 24th, 2011

The Writing Process — Tennessee Valor (Seven Pines Casualties)
The 7th Tennessee fought its first major battle on May 31, 1862 at Seven Pines.
The 600 Tennesseans had not been in a real fight yet, so the […]

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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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The Writing Process — Tennessee Valor (2nd Lt. David Phillips)

Posted on Friday, January 21st, 2011

The Writing Process — Tennessee Valor
5 hours produced 1400 words in Chapter 2. These passages follow the boys of the 7th Tennessee as they are trained to be soldiers. I focused on what life was […]

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The Writing Proccess — Tennessee Valor (Robert Hatton)

Posted on Tuesday, January 11th, 2011

The Writing Process–Tennessee Valor
11 hours over 3 days of writing enabled me to complete a workable draft of chapter 1 (around 5,000 words), and begin chapter 2 (around 2,400 words).
Chapter 1 opens with the 7th […]

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