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us anthem of praise ascended from a thousand manly voices. The Rev. Dr. Borrows, Rev. Mr. Cowling, and Mr. Ow were present, and officiated in services — and there, upon the very border of the battle-field, with the frowning batteries of the Confederates in front, the graves of our gallant dead around, the songs of joy and praise borne upon the air in incense of tribute and adoration to the God of Battles, the ordinance of baptism, by immersion, was administered to twenty-three members of Gen. Barks brigades. It was a strange and solemn spectacle, and impressed deeply all who gazed upon it — the time, the place, the circumstances, were all impressive. A few months before the decant tread of our insolent inva fresh from their dastardly work of pil and destruction, pressed this very soil.--The arm of the Almighty was bared for our defence. He gave our Generals wisdom. He moved the arms of our soldiers in this righteous cause, and there the lifeless careless of our enemies lay thick