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J. William Jones, Christ in the camp, or religion in Lee's army, Chapter 1: religious elements in the army. (search)
ad your Bibles, abstain from bad company and bad habits, the lusts of the flesh and the vanities of a wicked world, but who says at the same time by his own conduct and example, Come along, children—taking them, as it were, by the hand— I will lead you down to hell; yes, I was leading them by my own example directly to hell as fast as I possibly could. Oh, the horrible thought of being the means of damning the souls of my children! Conviction seized upon me, and then and there, on the—th of June, I resolved, if God would spare my life, that I would reform my habits of life; or if He would permit me to return home, that I would set a different example before my children. I have prayed that He would, and that I might keep my resolution to the day of my death. I wrote you a letter on the same day, while my eyes were still wet with tears. I asked your prayers in my behalf; I know you have prayed for me. Can God in justice forgive me? I pray He may; I know my children will; may God bl<
J. William Jones, Christ in the camp, or religion in Lee's army, Chapter 2: influence of Christian officers. (search)
ilderness he says: . . . . By the blessing of God we maintained our position against every effort until night, when the contest closed. . . . . And in his dispatch concerning the advance of the enemy on the next day he says: . . . . Every advance on his part, thanks to a merciful God, has been repulsed. . . . . He closed his dispatch concerning the first day at Spottsylvania by saying: I am most thankful to the Giver of all victory that our loss is small. And that concerning the action of June 3, 1864, with: Our loss to-day has been small, and our success under the blessing of God all that we could expect. . . . . He closed his announcement of A. P. Hill's brilliant victory at Reams's Station, in August, 1864, by saying: . . . Our profound gratitude is due the Giver of all victory, and our thanks to the brave men and officers engaged. In his order assuming the chief command of all of the Confederate forces he said: . . . . Deeply impressed with the difficulties and responsib
J. William Jones, Christ in the camp, or religion in Lee's army, Chapter 6: hospital work. (search)
ion in a battle? Ordinarily, a man's weight in lead is expended for every one that is killed. I have not told the half that I designed when I began, but thinking only short pieces appropriate for the Herald, in its present limited dimensions, I close. Yours truly, Geo. B. Taylor. Staunton, February 24, 1863. Huguenot Springs hospital, June 8th. Messrs. Editors: On the third Sabbath in May we commenced a series of meetings at this hospital, which continued till the first Sabbath of June. The Lord's blessing rested upon the meeting, from twenty-five to thirty making a public profession of faith in Christ. Fifteen have been baptized, and others are awaiting the Ordinance. . . G. W. Hyde, Chaplain of the Post. Last week, while in Lynchburg, I had the pleasure of seeing from fifteen to twenty soldiers present themselves for prayer and religious instruction. Rev. Jno. L. Johnson had just baptized eight. Brother Johnson has succeeded in establishing a soldiers' library,