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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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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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 — 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 – 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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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 Proccess — Tennessee Valor (Robert Hatton)

Posted on Tuesday, January 11th, 2011

The Writing Process–Tennessee Valor
11 hours over 3 days of writing enabled me to complete a workable draft of chapter 1 (around 5,000 words), and begin chapter 2 (around 2,400 words).
Chapter 1 opens with the 7th […]

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The Writing Process — Tennessee Valor (Pvt. Thomas Hale)

Posted on Tuesday, December 28th, 2010

The Writing Process — Tennessee Valor
Communications with descendants of men from the 7th Tennessee has been a most rewarding experience. Many descendants have generously provided information about their ancestors, and in some cases, furnished […]

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Writing Project — Tennessee Valor: The 7th Tennessee at Gettysburg

Posted on Monday, December 6th, 2010

The Writing Process — Tennessee Valor: The 7th Tennessee at Gettysburg
This past weekend; Saturday and Sunday; plus this morning, I accumulated 15 hours of research on the 7th Tennessee.
I have been working on detailing out […]

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