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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Tennessee Valor — Writing Update, August 28, 2011 : Part 1

Posted on Sunday, August 28th, 2011

 
Tennessee Valor: Update, August 28, 2011
The website received its 2,000th visit yesterday. Hurray, and thanks so much for taking the time to support this endeavor!
My writing continues unabated, with hurricane Irene not able to do […]

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7th Tennessee Infantry — August 25, 1861

Posted on Thursday, August 25th, 2011

 
 
 
 7th Tennessee Infantry — August 25, 1861
Somehow mail got through the muddy mountain roads to Big Springs. Archibald Norris, of Company K, “Received a fine letter from Pa, Uncle Lamb and Aunt Betty. The first […]

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Writing update – TENNESSEE VALOR: The 7th Tennessee Infantry at the Battle of Gettysburg: Part 2

Posted on Friday, August 19th, 2011

 

Writing update – TENNESSEE VALOR: The 7th Tennessee Infantry at the Battle of Gettysburg: Part 2
This is the second and final segment describing the 7th Tennessee in Pickett’s Charge:
Colonel Fite wrote that only half of his […]

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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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Whispers Around the Campfire — June 28, 1861

Posted on Monday, June 27th, 2011

Whispers Around the Campfire
A selection of writings from the men of the 7th Tennessee

June 28, 1861 – Camp Trousdale, Tennessee
Lt. Col. John Goodner wrote to Lizzie Floyd.
“We are under orders to be ready to […]

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