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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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 (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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