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[581] where I found Brother J. G. Bolton with a fine Sunday-school. The Brinsfields there took an active part in that work. I found in March a revival prevailing in Finley's Florida Brigade. General Finley, an Episcopalian, encouraging Chaplains Wiggins and Tomkins in the good work.

General Manigault, an Episcopalian, attended camp service when I visited his brigade. Colonel Jones, a Methodist, in Walthall's Brigade, active in camp service. Also, a good revival in Dea's Brigade, in March.

I give here some of the names of preachers in the army around Dalton: J. H. Willoughby, Eighteenth Alabama; Elbert West, Twenty-fifth Alabama; W. W. Graham, Twenty-eighth Alabama; J. S. Holt, Thirty-fourth Alabama; C. M. Hutton, Thirty-sixth Alabama; A. D. McVoy, Thirty-eighth or Fifty-eighth Alabama; W. F. Norton, Thirty-ninth Alabama; Dr. B. W. McDonald, Fiftieth Alabama; R. W. Norton, — —; J. P. McMullen, Mississippi, Alabama Brigade; Revs. Lieutenant Curry and Jones, Thirty-second and Fifty-eighth Alabama.

R. L. Wiggins, Fourth Florida; J. H. Tomkins, Seventh Florida; J. G. Richards, Tenth South Carolina; W. T. Hall, J. H. Myers, Forty-second Georgia; ——Thompson, Fortieth Georgia; Dr. Rosser, Forty-first Georgia; W. A. Parks, Fifty-second Georgia; L. B. Payne, Missionary, Cummings' Georgia Brigade; H. H. Kavanaugh, Sixth Kentucky; C. W. Miller, Missionary, Kentucky Brigade; T. H. Davenport, Third Tennessee; C. S. Hearn, Fifth Tennessee; —— Swearer, ——, Tennessee; P. G. Jamison, Eleventh Tennessee; W. T. Bennett, Twelfth Tennessee; L. H. Milliken, Thirteenth Tennessee; J. A. Ellis, Twentieth Tennessee; J. F. McCutchen, Twenty-fourth Tennessee; —— Harris, Twenty-sixth Tennessee; M. B. Chapman, Thirty-second Tennessee; J. H. McNeilly, Fortyninth Tennessee; J. B. Mack, Fiftieth Tennessee; S. A. Kelley, Missionary to Strahls' Tennessee Brigade; R. G. Porter, Tenth Mississippi.

J. G. Long, Dr. J. H. Gibbs, D. C. Boggs, J. C. Kennedy, H. McCann, G. L. Petrie, —— Henderson. The above met with the Chaplains' Association of Hood's Corps-chiefly chaplains.

Dr. J. B. McFerrin, Revs. R. P. Ransom, W. Mooney, and William Burr, acted as missionaries to different commands from Tennessee.

Thus far I have confined myself to my own journals and the records of the Chaplains' Association of Hood's Corps, at Dalton. The material after this is largely taken from the Army and Navy Herald, 1864-65.


From
Army and Navy Herald,
December 1, 1863.

Rev. S. M. Cherry.—This gentleman, through the courtesy and by order of General Braxton Bragg, has been detailed as Agent for the Soldiers' Tract Association of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South, in the Army of Tennessee. He will distribute the publications of this Association, and all other religious matter placed in his hands. All the chaplains, therefore, in that army, will report to him when in want of any of our publications, as he will be constantly supplied from this point.


Reports of Rev. S. M. Cherry, Central Distributing Agent, army of Tennessee.

depository, Dalton, April 30, 1864.
The following report of operations and labors in the Army of Tennessee for the present month is respectfully submitted:

I have visited the Brigades of Generals Brown, Bate, Reynolds, Walthal, Finley, Tucker, Lowry, Gist, Stephens, Wright and Roddy. I have universally met with warm welcomes and kindly greetings by the officers and soldiers of each command. Three of the above-named generals are consistent members of the Church, and are

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