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Collection Reference Number GLC05959.39.36
From Archive Folder Editions of the Confederate Baptist 
Title Confederate Baptist. [Vol. 1, no. 47 (September 23, 1863)]
Date 23 September 1863
Author Reynolds, J. L. (James Lawrence) (1814-1877)  
Additional authors Breaker, Jacob Manly Cantey (1824-1894)
Document Type Newspapers and Magazines
Content Description Fighting at Chickamauga. An essay describes the grand instrumentality of the Church and is continued in the following issue. A long letter from an army chaplain describes meeting with soldiers and preaching the gospel. An article instructs chaplains. Brief didactic articles describe blasphemy, chaplains, a "new" style of Christians, and blessings. A report of the Edgefield Baptist Association describes the ministry, the church buildings, and their war donations.
Subjects Civil War  Military History  Confederate States of America  Religion  Battle of Chickamauga  Battle  Religion  Christianity  Charity and Philanthropy  African American History  Slavery  
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