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d entreat Him, for His dear Son's sake, that He will look mercifully upon our land afflicted with civil war; that He will pardon our manifold transgressions; that H-e will guide and strengthen our rulers; that He will protect and bless our armies in their efforts to reestablish law, order, and peace; and that in His time and way, He will graciously restore to our beloved country the spirit and bond of brotherhood. Affectionately, your Bishop, William Henry Odenheimer. Burlington, N. J., Aug. 19, A. D. 1861. The following are the prayers appointed for the day: After the collect for Ash-Wednesday, shall be said the following prayer: O most mighty God, terrible in Thy judgments, and wonderful in Thy doings toward the children of men, we, Thy sinful creatures here assembled before Thee, do, in behalf of all the people of this land, humbly confess our sins, personal and National, which have brought down Thy heavy judgments upon us. We acknowledge, O Lord, our wickedness