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William W. Bennett, A narrative of the great revival which prevailed in the Southern armies during the late Civil War 1 1 Browse Search
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have a sacred object to accomplish — an object dearer to them than life. They have also perfect confidence in their commanders. Such an army may be temporarily overpowered by vastly superior numbers, but they never can be conquered. In the battles of this season thousands of godly men cheerfully gave up their lives for the cause of the South. The death of Maj. James M. Campbell, of the 47th Alabama, and a minister of the Alabama Conference, M. E. Church, South, was very sad. Rev. Frank Brandon, missionary in Law's brigade, gives the account of his death: On the morning of the 14th of May, when all was comparatively quiet around, while seated in conversation with Maj. Cary, of the 44th Alabama regiment, a sharpshooter spied his head, which was not entirely concealed by our breastworks, and fired the fatal shot that pierced his hat-band, passing through the head and killing him instantly. The shot was among the last fired by the enemy before abandoning their breastworks