Tennessee Valor — Update, September 18, 2011

Posted on Sunday, September 18th, 2011

TENNESSEE VALOR : The 7th Tennessee Infantry at Gettysburg
 
I have just begun the final chapter of Tennessee Valor. This chapter is a description of the last months’ of trench warfare outside of Petersburg, the 7th’s […]

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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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7th Tennessee Infantry — September 10 – 11, 1861

Posted on Monday, September 12th, 2011

7th Tennessee Infantry – September 10-11, 1861
September 10, 1861: 7th Tennessee on the move, (West) Virginia
 The movement of the 7th TN was reported by Archibald Norris, Company K: “Left camp at eight o’clock to this […]

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7th Tennessee Infantry — September 5-6, 1861

Posted on Thursday, September 8th, 2011

7th Tennessee Infantry — September 5, 1861: On duty at Mingo Flats, (West) Virginia
“Commenced raining about 2 at night, rained steady till 3 in the evening. Provisions gave out. I with others had to go […]

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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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Tennessee Valor – Enlistments, 1864-1865 (Part 2)

Posted on Monday, September 5th, 2011

Tennessee Valor – Enlistments – Part 2: 1864-65
The recruiters must have learned something from their dismal 1863 recruitment practices because the replacements added to the 7th Tennessee from the 1864 conscriptions and volunteer enlistment proved […]

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7th Tennessee Infantry — August 29, 1861 : western Virginia

Posted on Wednesday, August 31st, 2011

7th Tennessee Infantry — August 29, 1861 :  western Virginia
The rain continued. Captain John Goodner, who was in Company F with Jeremiah, wrote a letter to Lizzie Floyd, dated 29 August 1861- “I expected and […]

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Tennessee Valor — Writing Update, August 28, 2011 : Part 1

Posted on Sunday, August 28th, 2011

 
Tennessee Valor: Update, August 28, 2011
The website received its 2,000th visit yesterday. Hurray, and thanks so much for taking the time to support this endeavor!
My writing continues unabated, with hurricane Irene not able to do […]

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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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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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