Calamity at Gettysburg – Company E, 11th North Carolina

Posted on Wednesday, February 5th, 2014

 
Calamity at Gettysburg
Company E, 11th North Carolina
  June 30 – July 15, 1863
– Thomas Venner

On June, 30th, 1863 the men of the 11th North Carolina settled down for the night, unaware of what would occur the […]

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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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The unknown Tennessee Girl – who was she?

Posted on Tuesday, February 26th, 2013

The Unknown Tennessee Girl
Who was this young Tennessee woman?
And who was the Tennessee soldier who held her photo in his hands as he bled to death?
Once Pickett’s Charge collapsed Union forces moved out among the […]

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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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Writing update – TENNESSEE VALOR: The 7th Tennessee Infantry at the Battle of Gettysburg: Part 1

Posted on Wednesday, August 17th, 2011

Writing update – TENNESSEE VALOR: The 7th Tennessee Infantry at the Battle of Gettysburg: Part 1
I am nearly 12,000 words into the chapter in which the 7th Tennessee takes part in what becomes known as Pickett’s […]

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Walking Pickett’s Charge — The Route of the 7th Tennessee

Posted on Tuesday, July 19th, 2011

Walking Pickett’s Charge
7th Tennessee’s route
I have taken this walk to experience that ground that the men of the 7th had to cover. The weather is cool and extremely overcast. It has been raining fairly […]

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The Writing Process — Eli Smith (Co. I) 7th Tennessee Infantry

Posted on Wednesday, December 15th, 2010

The Writing Process — Eli Smith (Co. I) 7th Tennessee Infantry
I’ve had a series of communications with a descendant (a great-great-grandson) of a veteran of the 7th Tennessee.
Eli Smith was a private throughout the war. […]

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The Writing Process — Tennessee Valor

Posted on Tuesday, December 14th, 2010

The Writing Process — Tennessee Valor
Seven hours of research finished up Companies ‘F’ and ‘G’.
These two companies, though both from Wilson County, were as different as night and day. Company F, commanded by Captain Asoph […]

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Writing Process — Tennessee Valor

Posted on Tuesday, December 7th, 2010

The Writing Process — Tennessee Valor: The 7th Tennessee Infantry at Gettysburg
Four hours finished the analysis of the men of Company E. Here is a brief summary:
Company E, of the organizations I have studied so […]

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Writing Project — Tennessee Valor: The 7th Tennessee at Gettysburg

Posted on Monday, December 6th, 2010

The Writing Process — Tennessee Valor: The 7th Tennessee at Gettysburg
This past weekend; Saturday and Sunday; plus this morning, I accumulated 15 hours of research on the 7th Tennessee.
I have been working on detailing out […]

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