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William W. Bennett, A narrative of the great revival which prevailed in the Southern armies during the late Civil War, Chapter 5: helps to the revival-colportage. (search)
whom he publicly confessed. A soldier said to me on the street, You are the gentleman who gave me a tract the other day. I had read it before, at home, but never has the reading of that book so affected me as of late; away from home and friends, it is doubly sweet. Three have professed conversion from reading, Why will ye die? several from reading A Mother's Parting Words. A soldier told me The Call to Prayer had roused him to a sense of his duty as a professor of religion. Rev. Joseph E. Martin, from Chimborazo hospital at Richmond, writes: We have had lately sixteen conversions. One young man was very anxious to learn to read. I procured him a spelling-book, and in a few days he learned so rapidly as to be able to read the Testament. He has since professed religion. A middle-aged man from Georgia has learned to read since he joined the army, and has committed to memory almost all the New Testament with the book of Job. Another faithful laborer says: A young man said
M. E. Church, South, he gave a report of the revival and its results in two months: Gen. Fagan's Arkansas Brigade-Members received into Army church, 209; conversions, 85. Gen. Churchill's Arkansas Brigade-Joined the Army church, 112; converted, 35. Gen. Tappan's Arkansas Brigade-Joined, 245; converted, 40. Gen. Parson's Mississippi Brigade-Joined, 85; converted, 35. Total members Army church, 651; conversions, 195. The Army church was organized before my arrival; gotten up by Bro. Martin, (now Bishop M. E. Church, South,) aided by others. It has worked well. In Tappan's brigade, the devoted chaplains have built a large log church, 60 by 80 feet, and are determined to keep up their meetings. I dedicate it next Sunday. I am greatly delighted with my work on this side of the river. I have gone into it with all my energy, and indeed over-did my strength the first round; but as the weather is not so favorable for out-door work this round I shall not be able to preach so of