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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Echoes from the Campfire – The writings of the men of the 7th Tennessee – The Battle of Seven Pines, May 31, 1862

Posted on Thursday, May 31st, 2012

Echoes from the Campfire:
The Battle of Seven Pines: May 31, 1862.
 
31 May 1862:
John K. Howard (Lt. Col.) letter published in the Richmond Dispatch – “…At sunset, the same  day [31 May 1862], he died in […]

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Echoes from the Campfire – The writings of the men of the 7th Tennessee: May 19 – May 28, 1862

Posted on Wednesday, May 23rd, 2012

 
Echoes from the Campfire – The writings of the men of the 7th Tennessee:
May 19 – May 28, 1862
Chronicling the events leading up to the battle of Seven Pines, May 31, 1862:
19 May 1862:
Thomas […]

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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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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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Whispers Around the Campfire — August 1-3, 1861

Posted on Tuesday, August 2nd, 2011

Whispers Around the Campfire — August 1 – 3, 1861
Selected writings from men of the 7th Tennessee:
1 August 1861:
Robert Hatton letter to Sophia Hatton, dated 1 August 1861: “…On yesterday, my regiment moved from Millboro, in […]

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