Tennessee Valor — Update

Posted on Monday, December 5th, 2011

Tennessee Valor — writing update
I have resumed the final editing and writing, now that the Thanksgiving holidays are over and my schedule has returned to normal.
I have completed Chapter 7, which follows the 7th Tennessee […]

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Tennessee Valor – Writing Update, Nov. 17, 2011

Posted on Thursday, November 17th, 2011

Tennessee Valor – Writing update
I am working on the rewrite of chapter 5, having completed rewrites of the first four chapters. The first four chapters total 108 pages and some 40,000 words. Chapter 5 describes […]

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7th Tennessee – November 10-11, 1861

Posted on Friday, November 11th, 2011

 
Writings of men of the 7th Tennessee: November 10-11, 1861
10 November 1861:
David Phillips- [outside Huntersville, WV] – “Had to go on picket. Went about two and a half miles from camps up Greenbrier river. There were ten […]

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Tennessee Valor — Update: Part 2, October 6, 2011

Posted on Thursday, October 6th, 2011

TENNESSEE VALOR: The 7th Tennessee Infantry at Gettysburg – update part 2
I’ve completed the entire rough draft!
I am now taking a couple weeks off and then will work through the manuscript, editing and preparing a […]

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Tennessee Valor — Update, September 18, 2011

Posted on Sunday, September 18th, 2011

TENNESSEE VALOR : The 7th Tennessee Infantry at Gettysburg
 
I have just begun the final chapter of Tennessee Valor. This chapter is a description of the last months’ of trench warfare outside of Petersburg, the 7th’s […]

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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 5-6, 1861

Posted on Thursday, September 8th, 2011

7th Tennessee Infantry — September 5, 1861: On duty at Mingo Flats, (West) Virginia
“Commenced raining about 2 at night, rained steady till 3 in the evening. Provisions gave out. I with others had to go […]

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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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Tennessee Valor – Enlistments, 1864-1865 (Part 2)

Posted on Monday, September 5th, 2011

Tennessee Valor – Enlistments – Part 2: 1864-65
The recruiters must have learned something from their dismal 1863 recruitment practices because the replacements added to the 7th Tennessee from the 1864 conscriptions and volunteer enlistment proved […]

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