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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 25. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 10 0 Browse Search
J. William Jones, Christ in the camp, or religion in Lee's army 3 1 Browse Search
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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)
rned to my company. He fell in the heroic effort to save Petersburg in June, 1864; lingered until the 24th of August, and calmly passed away, murmuring with his dying breath: Father, into Thy hands I commit my spirit. The noble death of Louis Rogers was but the fulfilment of the prophecy of his noble life when I knew him at the university. General Henry A. Wise, in a letter to his father, pays this young soldier the following glowing tribute. Richmond, Virginia, July 5, 1869. Mnursed as by a father and mother. Alas! he was too feeble when struck to recover from the blow. A brighter, braver, better soul never took flight from earth to heaven, from time to eternity. I would write on the tablet of his tomb: Lieutenant Louis Rogers, Jr. His example taught that the best soldier of the 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. H