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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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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Whispers Around the Campfire — July 4, 1861

Posted on Tuesday, July 5th, 2011

Whispers Around the Campfire — July 4, 1861
A selection of writings from the men of the 7th Tennessee

July 4, 1861 – Camp Trousdale, Tennessee
Pvt. Archibald (Archie) Norris (Co. K) wrote in his journal.
“Was […]

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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 Process — Tennessee Valor (Pvt. Thomas Hale)

Posted on Tuesday, December 28th, 2010

The Writing Process — Tennessee Valor
Communications with descendants of men from the 7th Tennessee has been a most rewarding experience. Many descendants have generously provided information about their ancestors, and in some cases, furnished […]

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