Disaster in Pennsylvania: Company E at Gettysburg

Posted on Saturday, January 4th, 2014

 
 
Disaster in Pennsylvania:
Company E at Gettysburg:
June 30 – July 15, 1863
– Thomas Venner
On June 30, 1863 the 11th North Carolina’s soldiers bivouacked not far from Cashtown, PA, unaware of the disastrous events facing them in […]

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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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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 Process — Tennessee Valor

Posted on Friday, December 3rd, 2010

The Writing Process — Tennessee Valor
Worked for 5 hours today, compiling the personnel records of the 7th Tennessee. I focused on Company A, out of Dekalb County, TN
Company A had 26 officers and men who […]

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“Destruction at the Angle: The 7th Tennessee’s Company ‘I’ at the Battle of Gettysburg” – 2004: Speech presented to the Sons of Confederate Veterans of Lebanon, Tennessee

Posted on Tuesday, October 5th, 2010

I will try to reconstruct what happened to the 7th Tennessee during Pickett’s Charge. I will focus on Company ‘I’. The company totaled just over thirty veterans on June 30, 1863, however by the end […]

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