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Collection Reference Number GLC05959.39.22
From Archive Folder Editions of the Confederate Baptist 
Title Confederate Baptist. [Vol. 1, no. 27 (April 29, 1863)]
Date 29 April 1863
Author Reynolds, J. L. (James Lawrence) (1814-1877)  
Additional authors Breaker, Jacob Manly Cantey (1824-1894)
Document Type Newspapers and Magazines
Content Description A Visit to Battle of Big Bethel Soldiers Graveyard, Chaplain with the 46th North Carolina Regiment. A visit to Bethel graveyard emotionally describes different graves. A cry for Southern Baptist missionaries is made. Brief discussions of mother's prayer, infidelity, prosperity and adversity, and delayed answers to prayers are written up. An article examines "Southernism" as compared to "Northernism." A letter to the editor describes a fast day collection gathering funds for sick soldiers.
Subjects Civil War  Military History  Confederate States of America  Battle of Big Bethel (Bethel Church, Great Bethel)  Battle  Religion  Death  Children and Family  Charity and Philanthropy  Union Forces  
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; Children & Family; Women in American History
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