Berea Church, in Louisa county
, instead of giving us about $100 as formerly, has already raised in the neighborhood of $1,000 as its contribution for this year.
The churches of the James River
Association sent up to their annual meeting an average of more than $200 apiece without a word being said to any one of them by an agent.’ . . .—A. E. D.
‘Brother E. Steadman
, of Georgia
, authorized Elder A. E. Dickinson
to draw on him for $25,000 for army colportage.
This is in addition to the $6,000 recently paid by him to our board for the same purpose.’
‘A wounded Confederate captain was recently baptized at Shelby, North Carolina
, who was awakened and led to Jesus while in camp by a ‘fragment of a religious tract’ which he picked up in an adjoining grove.’
‘A missionary in the Army of Northern Virginia mentions the case of a lady at home who attributed her conviction and subsequent conversion to a tract which her cousin in the army procured from our depository at Orange Court House
, and sent to her last winter.’
The above details might be almost indefinitely multiplied, and