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Collection Reference Number GLC05959.39.53
From Archive Folder Editions of the Confederate Baptist 
Title Confederate Baptist. [Vol. 2, no. 34 (May 25, 1864)]
Date 25 May 1864
Author Reynolds, J. L. (James Lawrence) (1814-1877)  
Additional authors Breaker, Jacob Manly Cantey (1824-1894)
Document Type Newspapers and Magazines
Content Description Sherman has taken Resaca, Skirmishing around Atlanta, Resignation of General J.C. Pemberton. Articles examine ministerial enthusiasm, Sunday Schools, and baptizing children. A special report on the burial of soldiers is included. An editorial lauds the patriotism of especially young soldiers. A report highlights prayer and baptism on the battlefront.
Subjects Battle of Atlanta  Civil War  Military History  Confederate States of America  Religion  Education  Death  Patriotism  Union General  Union Forces  Confederate General or Leader  Battle  Children and Family  
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; Education
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