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Gary W. Waddey

A lifelong resident of Nashville, Tennessee, Gary W. Waddey received a BA degree from Vanderbilt University in 1978. Shortly afterwards, he joined Northwestern Mutual where he served on numerous advisory committees and was a frequent speaker at regional and national meetings. Waddey remained with the company for 33 years until his retirement in 2011. He is a frequent contributor to local historical publications.

Books by Gary W. Waddey

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Forward My Brave Boys!: A History of the 11th Tennessee Volunteer Infantry CSA, 1861-1865
By author: M. Todd Cathey, Gary W. Waddey
Product Code: H908
ISBN: 9780881465440
Product Format: Hardback
Availability: In stock.
Price:  $35.00
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“Forward My Brave Boys!” tells the story of the 11th Tennessee Infantry, a unit comprised of ten companies of men raised from five Middle Tennessee counties in the early spring of 1861. Join these soldiers as they are transformed from raw citizens into a ferocious band of fighters, eventually becoming part of General Benjamin F. Cheatham’s hard-hitting division. This book takes the reader into their camps, on the march, and onto the line of battle through first-hand accounts taken from diaries, letters, and journals. Many never-before-published photographs of the soldiers, newly created battle maps, as well as an extensive biographical roster make this a valuable resource for historians and genealogists, and a great addition to the story of the Army of Tennessee and the war in the West.