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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 33. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 22 2 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 30. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 18 0 Browse Search
J. William Jones, Christ in the camp, or religion in Lee's army 10 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: March 3, 1865., [Electronic resource] 4 2 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: March 4, 1865., [Electronic resource] 3 1 Browse Search
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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)
in penning these lines was to speak briefly of the Georgians. At least three of the companies already arrived are commanded by Christians. Captain Doyall and Captain Beall are Baptists; Captain Smith is a Methodist; Captain Hardeman, though not, I believe a professor himself, is closely connected with a religious family. All of erials of this nation. With a just cause and such defenders, can the contest in favor of the South be doubtful? This morning I had the pleasure of visiting Captain Beall's company, which is quartered in this city. A more substantial body of men cannot be found. Among them are lawyers, doctors, and deacons of churches. From forty to fifty of this company are Baptists, mostly from Irwinton, Georgia, and its vicinity; Beall, Rivers and Stanly are my personal acquaintances and friends, who have left (I hope only for a brief season) interesting families, whose hospitality I have often enjoyed. May God preserve these patriots, and return them at His good p
J. William Jones, Christ in the camp, or religion in Lee's army, Chapter 13: results of the work and proofs of its genuineness (search)
Captain of Salvation made the best soldier of the Confederate camps. His eternal parole is that of the Prince of Peace. Your friend, Henry A. Wise. To George S. Rogers, Esq. Hon. D. B. Lucas has written a deeply interesting sketch of John Y. Beall, Acting Master of the Confederate Navy, who was hung under sentence of a court-martial February 24, 1865, and whose execution, Mr. Lucas clearly shows, was without the shadow of law or justice. Mr. Lucas thus describes his death: Thus defence of my country! I have nothing more to say. A moment after a sword-flash is seen behind him, which is the signal to the executioner, and the hero's soul is free. Thus died, in the thirty-first year of his age, on the scaffold, John Yates Beall. His body, after death, was given to his two faithful friends, whose devotion had halted at no sacrifice in their efforts to save his life, and they laid it privately to rest in Greenwood Cemetery, near New York city. His death-scene,