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The 7th Tennessee Infantry in the Civil War: A History and Roster

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This book follows the 7th Tennessee Infantry Regiment from their May 1861 mustering-in to the war's final moments at Appomattox in April 1865. It is an intensely personal account based upon the Tennesseans' letters, journals, memoirs, official reports, personnel records and family histories. It is a powerful account of courage and sacrifice. The men (a full roster is inclu ...more
Paperback, 234 pages
Published June 26th 2013 by McFarland & Company (first published May 31st 2013)
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Norm Cosand
Jul 23, 2013 rated it it was amazing
The author has clearly done his homework. This book is extraordinarily rich in details regarding the lives and experiences for many of the actual members of the 7th Tennessee. The descriptions of the battles are so well described you feel like you are actually there ... in all its glory and gore. A must read for civil war buffs or anyone with an ancestor who fought in this mighty struggle.
Jack
Mar 28, 2014 rated it it was amazing
I was anxious to receive and read this book, a history of the Civil War regiment - the 7th Tennessee - because I am a Civil War reenactor with Company D, 7th TN.

The author Venner relied upon the letters, journals, memoirs, family histories and official records to tell the story of the 7th. Well done.

The one thing that struck me from the beginning - when Venner would describe a battle he didn't say "3 men from the 7th were wounded...blah blah blah". He would write "Pvt. William Bradley (Co.B) was
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Bob Henderson
Jan 18, 2017 rated it it was amazing
If you had a ancestor from Wilson County in the American Civil War, they are probably in this book. This heroic story opened up my family history in amazing detail. These guys were the point of the tip of the spear, and served more valiantly than possibly any military unit in American history. The 7th Tennessee had 43% casualties in the in Pickets charge alone.
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