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Collection Reference Number GLC05959.39.44
From Archive Folder Editions of the Confederate Baptist 
Title Confederate Baptist. [Vol. 2, no. 12 (December 23, 1863)]
Date 23 December 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 Test of Faith after the Reverse of Chattanooga, Dispatch from Major-General Sam Jones, Raid Made by Capt. Peter M. Everett into Kentucky. Several letters to the editor outline the various situations. An article describes the patriotism of Southern women and their efforts to support the war cause. A brief editorial comments on Lincoln's proclamation as an attempt to demoralize the Confederacy. Brief comments are made on the cost of blessings, New England Puritans, Christmas, courage, happiness, tolerance, and vindication.
Subjects Civil War  Military History  Confederate States of America  Emancipation  Emancipation Proclamation  President  Presidential Speeches and Proclamations  Puritan  Battle of Chattanooga  Battle  Religion  Confederate General or Leader  Guerrilla Warfare  Women's History  Patriotism  Holidays and Celebrations  
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