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Maj. Jed. Hotchkiss, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 3, Virginia (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 1,296 0 Browse Search
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An English Combatant, Lieutenant of Artillery of the Field Staff., Battlefields of the South from Bull Run to Fredericksburgh; with sketches of Confederate commanders, and gossip of the camps. 418 0 Browse Search
Horace Greeley, The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the United States of America, 1860-65: its Causes, Incidents, and Results: Intended to exhibit especially its moral and political phases with the drift and progress of American opinion respecting human slavery from 1776 to the close of the War for the Union. Volume II. 404 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 11. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 359 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)
hen he marched forth so gayly at his country's call. He is borne on a litter—he has been shot through the lungs, his life-tide is ebbing away, and he has come home to die. On that memorable 27th day of June, 1862, at Cold Harbor, when Stonewall Jackson issued his crisp order, Tell General Ewell to sweep the field with the bayonet, and our whole line pressed grandly forward, carried every position before it, and persuaded General McClellan that it was indeed time to change base from before Rich thing some days before, but the faculty had unanimously voted that it must be taken down, as Virginia was still in the Union.) The next morning, the president of the college, Rev. Dr. Junkin (the father-in-law of the afterwards famous Stonewall Jackson, but an ardent Union man all through the war), called a meeting of the faculty to ask what they proposed to do about the breach of discipline on the part of the students, as he regarded it, in again raising the flag on the college. Professor
J. William Jones, Christ in the camp, or religion in Lee's army, Chapter 2: influence of Christian officers. (search)
whose history I am acquainted, at least, was ever blessed with so large a proportion of high officers who were earnest Christian men, as the Army of Northern Virginia. We had at first such specimens of the Christian soldier as R. E. Lee, Stonewall Jackson, D. H. Hill, T. R. Cobb, A. H. Colquitt, Kirby Smith, J. E. B. Stuart, W. N. Pendleton, John B. Gordon, C. A. Evans, A. M. Scales, Willie Pegram, Lewis Minor Coleman, Thos. H. Carter, Carter Braxton, Charles S. Venable, and a host of others was he a mere listless attendant. The simple truths of the Gospel had no more attentive listener than General Lee; and his eye would kindle and his face glow under the more tender doctrines of grace. He used frequently to attend preaching at Jackson's Headquarters; and it was a scene which a master-hand might have delighted to paint—those two great warriors, surrounded by hundreds of their officers and men, bowed in humble worship before the God and Saviour in whom they trusted. General
J. William Jones, Christ in the camp, or religion in Lee's army, Chapter 3: influence of Christian officers—continued. (search)
tian officers—continued. The piety of Stonewall Jackson has become as historic as his wonderful olporter. Afterward introducing my friend, Jackson said to him: You are more than welcome to my or-bell violently the gentleman came out, and Jackson accosted him with Mr.——, it is eight minutes nacted soon after the battle of McDowell: General Jackson addressed his troops in a few terse and p of our Chaplains' Association, that General Jackson overtook me (riding alone, as was his frequenso attentively to the preaching, is Stonewall Jackson; those wreaths and stars which cluster arounde pictured one of frequent occurrence. General Jackson had Rev. B. T. Lacy commissioned chaplainective preacher, and his association with General Jackson gave him special influence and a wide fiense to a previous note which had been sent by Jackson: General: I have just received your noteom earth to the God who gave it. In fine, Jackson took Jesus as his Saviour, his Guide, his gre[31 more...
J. William Jones, Christ in the camp, or religion in Lee's army, Chapter 5: Bible and colportage work. (search)
ustrations in every division of our own army. Where can we look for a braver soldier than Stonewall Jackson; and yet never had the speaker known a more humble and earnest Christian than this noble mther J. C. Clopton, one of our colporters, writes: During my stay among the forces under General Jackson I heard little profanity. There are many pious, Christian men in this division of the army of many facts corroborative of this statement. After several days of long, weary marches, General Jackson's command came into Staunton Sunday and Monday. The first regiments which arrived were lids of instances the reading of tracts has been blessed to the spiritual good of our men. Major-General Jackson is a pious deacon in the Presbyterian Church, and Major Dabney, one of his aids, is a Pran Doctor of Divinity. I wish, instead of two, you had a dozen colporters in my army, said General Jackson; and I am ready to do anything I can to aid you in so good a work. There is reason to hope
J. William Jones, Christ in the camp, or religion in Lee's army, Appendix: letters from our army workers. (search)
d to act as secretary. Brother B. T. Lacy made statements with reference to the death of General Jackson, relating many touching incidents connected with his last moments, and paid a feeling triburs, as they were detained, to preach Christ. His Presbytery had ordered him to report to General Jackson. Now he had gone; but God had opened a way to him in His providence, and he was laboring ihren in prayer. By request, Brother B. T. Lacy gave a statement of the closing scenes of General Jackson's life, which was deeply interesting to all, though it waked anew the troubled fountains ofresolutions [these resolutions have been unfortunately lost] were offered with reference to General Jackson's death, and after a few remarks were adopted unanimously by the members, standing. Thereurson Davis. [L. S.] By the President: J. P. Benjamin, Secretary. Letter from Stonewall Jackson. near Fredericksburg, April 1o, 1863. My Dear Sir: Your letter of the 27th ulti
J. William Jones, Christ in the camp, or religion in Lee's army, Seventh session. (search)
in the chaplaincy, and in conclusion urged upon chaplains to be stirred up to their great work and especially seek to improve the season of repose which we are now having. After a short intermission the chaplains were called to order. On motion, Brother Jno. McGill, Fifty-second Virginia, was continued moderator, and, Brother Vass being absent, J. Wm. Jones, Thirteenth Virginia, was requested to act as secretary. Brother B. T. Lacy made statements with reference to the death of General Jackson, relating many touching incidents connected with his last moments, and paid a feeling tribute to his memory. General Pendleton also made statements illustrative of the humble, earnest piety of the fallen hero. Upon suggestion of the moderator, the meeting then united in prayer that this sad affliction might be sanctified to the good of the army and the country. There was a shadow upon our hearts, for each chaplain felt that he had lost his best friend. On motion, a committee, consis
J. William Jones, Christ in the camp, or religion in Lee's army, Appendix no. 2: the work of grace in other armies of the Confederacy. (search)
in the meeting. The number of penitents continued to average ten nightly, but the conversions were not so numerous as the number and earnestness of the seekers indicated that there should be. General Vance was quite sick in Shelbyville in May. He was attended by his faithful wife. May 11. Attended the funeral of Dr. R——, who died on yesterday of inebriety, late surgeon in our brigade. The hill where we buried him is red with 250 newmade soldier graves. Heard of the fall of General Stonewall Jackson. What a stroke to our country! May 12. At our chaplains' meeting Chaplains C. S. Hearn, Fifth Tennessee, and W. T. Bennett, Twelfth Tennessee, reported eighty-five conversions in Vaughn's and forty-five in Strahl's Brigade. Rev. H. D. Hogan, a private soldier, began a very fine revival in the Twenty-fourth Tennessee Regiment. He is now a presiding elder in Kansas. Sunday, May 17. Attended Chaplain Bennett's Sunday school in the Twelfth Tennessee Regiment, which is full o