But not only among the soldiers in the town did the gracious work go forward.
In the camp, on the open fields, was the revival deep and powerful.
In Gen. Anderson's brigade, of Hood's division, a Christian Association was formed, with J. C. Burnham, of Heard county, Ga., as President, J. F. Chambliss, of Talbot county, G Southern Christian Advocate for reading matter furnished the soldiers, says of the general fast day:
Last Friday will never be forgotten by this brigade (Anderson's). The day before had been cold and raining, and, lest the next day should be as bad, many prayers were offered for a good day, which were answered, for we had one of remarkable brightness and beauty.
The chaplains of our brigade had invited Bro. Crumley — a man universally beloved — to preach for us. Generals Hood and Anderson, with their staffs, were present.
The music was helped out by the band and Bro. C. preached a most appropriate sermon to a large and very attentive congregation