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Bible-classes and Sabbath-schools have been organized in many of the brigades. The soldiers are taking great interest in them. We organized our Sabbath-school a few evenings since, beginning with seventy members. There is, however, a want of Bibles. If every family would furnish one of the several Bibles lying about the house the army would be very well supplied.

camp of Ninth Virginia Cavalry, near Raccoon Ford, September 30.
There has been for several weeks past a most glorious revival going on in our regiment, conducted by our respected and highly esteemed chaplain, Rev. C. H. Boggs. By the blessing of God his efforts have been crowned with great success, and many souls have been brought to realize the inestimable value of a Saviour's love. We wish this good work to continue. It is still going on, but we wish to increase it—to extend its influence, if possible, until every man in the regiment is convinced of his lost and ruined condition, is brought to see his danger, and persuaded to fly for safety to Him who alone can save. There is already a marked change in the moral deportment of the whole regiment. But, in order to carry on this work as it should be done, it was necessary that all the Christians in the regiment should be united, and contend side by side and shoulder to shoulder in the cause of Christ. Therefore we (all the professors of the religion of Christ, who are members of the Ninth, without regard to denomination or sect, and only aiming at one great end, viz., ‘the immortal welfare of our fellow-men’) have united ourselves in an association known as the ‘Soldiers' Christian Association of the Ninth Virginia Calvary.’ We wish to take immediate steps to provide the regiment with religious reading matter of every kind, but particularly papers and tracts. . . . .

H. B. Richards, Cor. Sec. S. C. A. Ninth Va. Cav., W. H. F. Lee's Brigade.

camp, Gordon's Brigade, September 28.
Brother Thos. H. Pritchard and myself commenced preaching about a week ago to the soldiers in General Wright's Brigade about a mile distant, and are now preaching to Gordon's Brigade. There is some interest in the former, and a great deal in the latter. Last night fifty or sixty came forward for prayer, many of them deeply affected. Yesterday evening Brother Pritchard


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