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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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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