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f the General Missionaries, sent out by the Parent Board, we can give no guess even as to their numbers. The Georgia Conference determined, if possible, to furnish one missionary to each Georgia brigade, and at the session of 1863 the work was begun by sending seven ministers: R. B. Lester to Jackson's brigade, Army of Tennessee; A. M. Thigpen to Colquitt's brigade, near Charleston; J. W. Turner to the troops in and around Savannah, and on the coast below there; G. W. Yarbrough to Wofford's brigade, Gen. Longstreet's army; T. 11. Stewart to Thomas' brigade, and P. 0. Harper to Gordon's brigade, Army of Virginia; and L. B. Payne temporarily to visit the hospitals between Atlanta and Guyton C. R. R. until a brigade is selected for him. Another, T. F. Pierce, is now in the State military service, and will receive his appointment to a brigade when his term expires. That a faithful minister had his hands full of work in the army may be seen by the following sample report of a
said: I am ready to die. A noble Tennessean died shouting the praises of God on the gory battle-field. It is thus that many of our devoted soldiers feel and die. May the mantles of these Christian warriors fall upon their companions in arms. Along the lines in front of Petersburg, after General Grant had crossed the James and taken position on the south side, the meetings were resumed with great interest and success. I held a prayer-meeting, says Rev. G. W. Yarbrough, in our brigade (Wofford's Georgia) the night after my arrival here, and preached to the same command last Sabbath. It affords me pleasure to report that the revival fire kindled a few months ago in our camps has burned along the march of our victorious troops. Some who shook hands with me at our last sacramental meeting, two night before the second Wilderness battle, have left the shouts of their conquering comrades to join in celebrating a grander triumph. Others remain with their armor buckled about them more
ok is at work, with extra help, all day? The supply of prepared food must be kept up, and every needy case must receive attention. And thus has it been at Sunshine since November, and thus must it be until another route for travel is opened. Such scenes were daily repeated in thousands of Southern homes. The truly devout spirit that pervaded the armies of the South in the last days of the war could not be more fully shown than in the following resolutions adopted by Benning's, Bryan's, Wofford's, Anderson's, and Evans', brigades of Georgia troops: Resolved, 1st. That we hereby acknowledge the sinfulness of our past conduct as a just and sufficient ground for the displeasure of Almighty God; and that, earnestly repenting of our sins, we are determined, by his grace, to amend our lives for the future; and, in earnest supplication to God, through the mediation of his Son, Jesus Christ, we implore the forgiveness of our sins and seek the Divine favor and protection. Resolve