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Collection Reference Number GLC05959.39.26
From Archive Folder Editions of the Confederate Baptist 
Title Confederate Baptist. [Vol. 1, no. 32 (June 3, 1863)]
Date 3 June 1863
Author Reynolds, J. L. (James Lawrence) (1814-1877)  
Additional authors Breaker, Jacob Manly Cantey (1824-1894)
Document Type Newspapers and Magazines
Content Description Grant Demanded Surrender of Vicksburg. A letter from the army evangelist of the Domestic Mission Board has a report of their work and a request for more copies of the paper to be sent to soldiers. A chaplain reports the revival work in their camp during a quiet time without battle. An article describes two sins which most beset the soldier: swearing and gambling. An article examines the current trade embargos. An article compares church minutes from previous times of war.
Subjects Civil War  Military History  Confederate States of America  Union General  Union Forces  Battle of Vicksburg  Battle  Surrender  Military Camp  Religion  Morality and Ethics  Gambling  Embargo  Merchants and Trade  Commerce  
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; Banking & Economics; Merchants & Commerce
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