Jeremiah Turner’s fateful day – February 14, 1864

Posted on Saturday, February 15th, 2014

Jeremiah Turner survived all of his regiment’s battles only to be crippled by an unusual injury on February 14, 1864.
My friend and fellow 7th Tennessee Infantry historian, Lamont Wade has assembled the evidence and determined […]

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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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Death at Gettysburg: Company C Casualties

Posted on Thursday, January 30th, 2014

 
Death at Gettysburg
Company C
  June 30 – July 15, 1863
   – Thomas Venner
The volunteers from Bertie County, NC were commanded by Cpt. Frank Bird as they settled down for the night, west of Gettysburg. They were […]

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The 11th North Carolina at Cold Harbor: A short history of Company B (Feb. 1862 – June 1864)

Posted on Monday, December 30th, 2013

 
The 11th North Carolina at Cold Harbor:
A short history of Company B:
 February 1862 to June 1864
– Thomas Venner

William T. Harbison enlisted into Company B on February 1, 1862 along with his older brother, Tolbert Harbison. […]

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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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Tennessee Valor — Update, December 2, 2012

Posted on Sunday, December 2nd, 2012

 
Tennessee Valor – An Update:
Progress at the publishing house continues at its slow pace. Everything appears to be on schedule, just a little later than I had figured. I estimate the book will be released […]

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Tennessee Valor – Dust Jacket Front Cover

Posted on Sunday, June 24th, 2012

 
Tennessee Valor -The 7th Tennessee Infantry at the Battle of Gettysburg
The manuscript is slowly working its way through the publication process.
The front cover now has a mock-up:
The front cover’s image is a Mathew Brady photo […]

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Tennessee Valor — Update

Posted on Monday, December 5th, 2011

Tennessee Valor — writing update
I have resumed the final editing and writing, now that the Thanksgiving holidays are over and my schedule has returned to normal.
I have completed Chapter 7, which follows the 7th Tennessee […]

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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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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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