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|Collection Reference Number
|From Archive Folder
|Editions of the Confederate Baptist
|Confederate Baptist. [Vol. 1, no. 10 (December 3, 1862)]
|3 December 1862
|Reynolds, J. L. (James Lawrence) (1814-1877)
|Breaker, Jacob Manly Cantey (1824-1894)
|Newspapers and Magazines
|Article on the Rights and Wrongs of Dueling, Yankees Admit Their Atrocities in North Carolina, Murder of the Black Race (reprinted from the "New York World"). An article examines the dangers of dueling with a religious context. A brief comment encourages the patriotism and responsibility of participating in the war, while another one promotes peace. A treatise on Truth is based on the essays of Lord Bacon. An article about baptism of infants draws a reply, concurring that babies do not need baptism. Also: a sarcastic joke regarding Lincoln's [preliminary] Emancipation Proclamation, report of Yankees "butchering" slave children, an essay vilifying Benjamin Butler. About half of page 3 is devoted to war news.
|Civil War Military History Confederate States of America Religion Duel Morality and Ethics Atrocity Union Forces Slavery African American History Patriotism Literature and Language Arts Children and Family Humor and Satire Emancipation Proclamation Emancipation President Presidential Speeches and Proclamations Union General Peace
|Reynolds, J. L. (James Lawrence) (1814-1877) Breaker, Jacob Manly Cantey (1824-1894)
|Columbia, South Carolina
|The American Civil War; Religion; Government & Politics; Slavery & Abolition; The Presidency; African Americans
|American Civil War Newspapers and Magazines
|The purpose of this journal, according to its first issue, is the advancement of the Baptist denomination in both intelligence and piety, while giving support to the Confederacy. Thousands of copies were distributed to soldiers.
|The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
|Civil War, Reconstruction and the Modern Era: 1860-1945