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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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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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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