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 –
I will personally sign your copies in honor […]

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Tennessee Valor update: June 6, 2013

Posted on Thursday, June 6th, 2013

The 7th Tennessee Infantry book is another step closer to publication.
The editorial staff at McFarland Publishers has informed me publishing activities on the book continue.
It now appears the book will be released in late August […]

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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 publishing update

Posted on Monday, January 21st, 2013


McFarland publishing has included Tennessee Valor in its 2013 Spring/Summer catalog!
All the editing has been completed and the galleys are due out in the next couple weeks.
Then the index will be created, and the book […]

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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 — 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 — 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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Tennessee Valor — The battle of Seven Pines Casualty Analysis

Posted on Saturday, October 22nd, 2011

Battle of Seven Pines Casualty Analysis
The 7th Tennessee suffered 157 recorded casualties (wounded or killed) at the battle of Seven Pines (5/31/1862). A quick analysis of the body locations will reveal a hint at the […]

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Tennessee Valor — Update: Part 2, October 6, 2011

Posted on Thursday, October 6th, 2011

TENNESSEE VALOR: The 7th Tennessee Infantry at Gettysburg – update part 2
I’ve completed the entire rough draft!
I am now taking a couple weeks off and then will work through the manuscript, editing and preparing a […]

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