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J. William Jones, Christ in the camp, or religion in Lee's army 11 1 Browse Search
Col. John M. Harrell, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 10.2, Arkansas (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 8 2 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)
ross he now enjoys the perpetual bliss promised the good and faithful, and, in the very presence of God, wears the victor's crown of immortal glory. Colonel John Baker Thompson, of Staunton, Virginia, one of the most gifted alumni ever sent out from the university, thus wrote his father—the venerable Judge Thompson—on the eve oJudge Thompson—on the eve of his gallant death at the head of his regiment: near Monterey, Tennessee., night of April 4, 1862. My Dear Father: I write by the light of our bivouac fire. We expect, by God's help, a glorious victory to-morrow. If I should not see you again, take the assurance that I trust in God to be prepared for all. Day after to-morrow is my birthday. Love to all. Your devoted son, John B. Thompson. John Thomas ones, of the Fifth Alabama Regiment, I knew as a consistent Christian at the university, and his character in the army is thus described: His letters to his parents and sister during that period are full of affection. He spoke often of <
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)
o report that the trains are thronged daily with the soldiers who were furloughed home, now returning to our army in South Carolina. Receipts for the month: Mr. Thompson, Mrs. Morton, B. Banks, Gainsville, Georgia, $20 each; Mrs. M. E. Hundley, Mrs. Dr. Jas. Jones, $10 each, Thompson, Georgia. Distributions: 7,000 copies of thThompson, Georgia. Distributions: 7,000 copies of the Army and Navy Herald; 112 Bibles; 300 Testaments; 200 gospels, and 9 sermons preached. S. M. Cherry. Milledgeville, March 1, 1865. Report for March, 1865. Rev. Robert J. Harp, Superintendent: Dear Brother: The 4th of March I received at Milledgeville 15,000 copies of the Army and Navy Herald of the issues of Fexisted before we met among the soldiers. I remember the first day of May, 1864. I went out to Cumming's Georgia Brigade and witnessed a baptismal service. Chaplain Thompson, Baptist, led fifteen soldiers into the water and baptized them, and was followed by Chaplain Rosser, Methodist Protestant, with four others who were baptize
Fagan, of Saline county, was elected; Capt. James C. Monroe, of Clark county, was elected lieutenant-colonel, and John Baker Thompson, major. Prof. Frank Bronaugh, of the military department of St. John's college, Little Rock, was chosen adjutant. for his attack upon Grant at Shiloh, and, as heretofore narrated, fought gallantly in that battle, in which Lieut.-Col. John Baker Thompson was killed. Colonel Fagan had been re-elected and Major Thompson had been elected lieutenant-colonel upon rMajor Thompson had been elected lieutenant-colonel upon reorganization, vice Lieut.-Col. J. C. Monroe, who desired and obtained leave to visit his home in Arkansas. Maj. J. W. Colquitt became lieutenant-colonel upon the death of Lieutenant-Colonel Thompson. At Corinth, Colonel Fagan became offended by GenLieutenant-Colonel Thompson. At Corinth, Colonel Fagan became offended by General Bragg's treatment, which he deemed harsh and unreasonable, and tendered his resignation. He and Colonel Monroe departed for Arkansas on horseback, accompanied by Theodore Linde, a gallant youth and brother-in-law of Governor Rector. Gen. T. C.
bard's battery, under Lieut. James C. Thrall, in the capture of Prentiss' Federal division. Gibson, who was sent in repeated charges against the enemy's second line, Sunday, found Fagan and his Arkansas ever ready. The earliest casualties of the First, said Fagan, were in filing through a field swept by a Federal battery. There Capt. W. A. Crawford was seriously wounded and several men killed. About noon they began a series of three desperate attacks, in which, among others, Lieut.-Col. John Baker Thompson fell pierced by seven balls, Lieut. L. C. Bartlett was killed, Maj. J. W. Colquitt and Capt. James Newton were severely wounded, and Capts. J. T. Gibson, Carl Hempstead and Jesse T. McMahon killed. The Ninth and Tenth Arkansas, fighting under General Breckinridge, Were with the troops sent against Prentiss' division on the first day, meeting a destructive fire. There was a halt at the right of the line, and Governor Harris, of Tennessee, was addressing the men, when General