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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Echoes from the Campfire – The writings of the men of the 7th Tennessee: May 19 – May 28, 1862

Posted on Wednesday, May 23rd, 2012

 
Echoes from the Campfire – The writings of the men of the 7th Tennessee:
May 19 – May 28, 1862
Chronicling the events leading up to the battle of Seven Pines, May 31, 1862:
19 May 1862:
Thomas […]

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Tennessee Valor — Writing Update: December 13, 2011

Posted on Tuesday, December 13th, 2011

Tennessee Valor – Writing Update
I have just completed rewriting and editing chapter 10, with but two chapters to go before this draft is complete. Presently, the manuscript is about 75,000 words (220 pages) with about […]

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Tennessee Valor – Writing Update, Nov. 17, 2011

Posted on Thursday, November 17th, 2011

Tennessee Valor – Writing update
I am working on the rewrite of chapter 5, having completed rewrites of the first four chapters. The first four chapters total 108 pages and some 40,000 words. Chapter 5 describes […]

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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 1 – 4, 1861

Posted on Monday, September 5th, 2011

7th Tennessee Infantry — September 1 – 4, 1861:
September 01, 1861: 7th TN at Big Springs, (West) Virginia
Jeremiah’s second Muster Roll Card indicated that he was Present for September and October. Copy attached. Col. Hatton […]

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7th Tennessee Infantry — August 23-24, 1861

Posted on Wednesday, August 24th, 2011

 
7th Tennessee Infantry–
August 23, 1861—
At Big Springs, Col. Hatton wrote that there had been rain for all but three days of the past three weeks. He searched for a better campsite for the 7th and […]

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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 Writing Process — Tennessee Valor (Chapter 2)

Posted on Monday, February 7th, 2011

The Writing Process — Tennessee Valor (Chapter 2)
I am now working on Chapter 2—the story of the formation of the 7th Tennessee. Five hours of work have garnered about 2, 750 words.
The chapter focuses on […]

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The Writing Process — Tennessee Valor (Sickness in First Campaign)

Posted on Saturday, January 29th, 2011

The Writing Process – Tennessee Valor (Sickness in the first campaign)
The 7th Tennessee Regiment left Tennessee and the Confederate War department immediately sent them up into the mountains of what is now West Virginia. Here, […]

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