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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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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7th Tennessee Infantry — August 29, 1861 : western Virginia

Posted on Wednesday, August 31st, 2011

7th Tennessee Infantry — August 29, 1861 :  western Virginia
The rain continued. Captain John Goodner, who was in Company F with Jeremiah, wrote a letter to Lizzie Floyd, dated 29 August 1861- “I expected and […]

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Walking Pickett’s Charge — The Route of the 7th Tennessee

Posted on Tuesday, July 19th, 2011

Walking Pickett’s Charge
7th Tennessee’s route
I have taken this walk to experience that ground that the men of the 7th had to cover. The weather is cool and extremely overcast. It has been raining fairly […]

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150 Years Ago Amanda Wilson Wrote — July 4-11, 1861

Posted on Tuesday, July 5th, 2011

150 Years Ago Amanda Wilson Wrote — July 4 – 11, 1861
July 4th, 1861 (Thurs.): Beautiful weather for the ‘Military Parade’, and they made a fine appearance.[1] How proudly and yet how sadly I looked […]

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Pickett’s Charge — Chapter One : First 1,000 words

Posted on Friday, March 4th, 2011

Chapter 1
“The time to attack!”
“Rise up, boys. Rise up!”
Jimmy Huxley looked at Henry Tinsbloom in alarm. “What’s going on?” asked the fifteen-year-old.
Henry did not answer, instead of words the soldier crawled to his knees.
“Rise up, […]

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The Writing Process — Tennessee Valor (Chapter 2)

Posted on Monday, February 7th, 2011

The Writing Process — Tennessee Valor (Chapter 2)
I am now working on Chapter 2—the story of the formation of the 7th Tennessee. Five hours of work have garnered about 2, 750 words.
The chapter focuses on […]

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The Writing Process — Tennessee Valor (Bullets & Beans)

Posted on Friday, December 24th, 2010

The Writing Process — Tennessee Valor (Bullets & Beans)
I enjoyed 5 hours of research trying to determine the answer to two questions;
1) How many men supported the combat soldiers?
And 2) how many wagons did the […]

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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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The Writing Process — Tennessee Valor

Posted on Tuesday, December 14th, 2010

The Writing Process — Tennessee Valor
Seven hours of research finished up Companies ‘F’ and ‘G’.
These two companies, though both from Wilson County, were as different as night and day. Company F, commanded by Captain Asoph […]

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