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 1 – 4, 1861

Posted on Monday, September 5th, 2011

7th Tennessee Infantry — September 1 – 4, 1861:
September 01, 1861: 7th TN at Big Springs, (West) Virginia
Jeremiah’s second Muster Roll Card indicated that he was Present for September and October. Copy attached. Col. Hatton […]

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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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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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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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