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Collection Reference Number GLC05959.39.09
From Archive Folder Editions of the Confederate Baptist 
Title Confederate Baptist. [Vol. 1, no. 12 (December 17, 1862)]
Date 17 December 1862
Author Reynolds, J. L. (James Lawrence) (1814-1877)  
Additional authors Breaker, Jacob Manly Cantey (1824-1894)
Document Type Newspapers and Magazines
Content Description The Battle of Fredericksburg, The Battle at Kinston, a dispatch from General Robert E. Lee. A letter to the editor describes the value of an upright citizen-neighbor. An article warns about the danger of wealth, while another extols Christian diplomacy, especially in light of war. An article examines the dangers of war on soldiers' morality. A description of a "Negro Burial" is used as an example of how much better off Negroes are in the South than the North. Half of page 3 is devoted to war news.
Subjects Religion  Civil War  Military History  Confederate States of America  Battle of Fredericksburg  Battle  Confederate General or Leader  Morality and Ethics  Christianity  Death  Slavery  African American History  
People Reynolds, J. L. (James Lawrence) (1814-1877)  Breaker, Jacob Manly Cantey (1824-1894)  
Place written Columbia, South Carolina
Theme The American Civil War; Religion
Sub-collection American Civil War Newspapers and Magazines
Additional Information 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.
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Civil War, Reconstruction and the Modern Era: 1860-1945