but expressive, records from other parts of the army.
Rev. R. G. Porter
, chaplain of the 10th Mississippi regiment, Bragg
's army, says:
It makes my very soul happy to witness the manifestations of God's saving power as seen here in the army — from ten to forty at the altar of prayer-have preaching every day when not hindered by the men being called off.
The Rev. Dr. Palmer
, of New Orleans, preached with power and love, and under his word the revival deepened.
Rev. C. W. Miller
, army missionary, writes of the work in Georgia
, Gen. D. H. Hill
Since I arrived here as missionary I have been engaged every night in religious services with the soldiers.
A revival and extensive awakening have been in progress in General Bate's brigade for four weeks. Every night the altar is crowded with weeping penitents.
Several have been happily converted.
To me it is the most interesting sight of my life.
You cannot look upon these penitent, weeping men at the altar of prayer without thinking of the bloody fields of Perryville and Murfreesboro, and the victorious veterans rolling up to heaven the shouts of triumph.
Here they are. Some sending up the note of a more glorious victory-others charging through the columns of the foe to ‘take the kingdom of heaven by force.’
From James' Island
, near Charleston
, a pious captain of a Georgia regiment writes:
Since our chaplain came we have had a gracious revival.
Many souls have been converted, and many added to the Church.
And many of those who had grown cold have been revived, and we now have a warmhearted, worshiping congregation.
Even under the fire of the Federal
batteries the work went on. Rev. Mr. Browning
, from Chattanooga
Yesterday evening, about 5 o'clock, the enemy began to throw shells across the river again, firing slowly