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Doc. 128.--the religious press on the war.-[Prom the Baltimore true Union.] A heavy pall of sickening sadness shrouds our hearts as we rise from a glance over our religious exchanges. If there was anywhere to be expected a spirit of peace and conciliation in this awful hour, it certainly ought to have been looked for in the conductors of the Christian press. But alas! with few exceptions on both sides, they breathe out threatenings and slaughter, and goad on the people to a furious, suicidal war. The Christian Secretary, of Connecticut, says: If we have a civil war and fight for five, ten, or twenty years, and drench our soil in fraternal blood, until, exhausted and worn out, both sides cry for peace, the same questions will come up for settlement that we first split on, and they will be just as difficult to arrange then as now. It has appeared to us that it would be better to settle these difficulties before fighting than afterwards, for we could see nothing that co