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Confederate Chaplains.

Dr. J. William Jones was greeted by a number of his old comrades as he marched in the ranks of Lee Camp. One said: ‘You brought me off the field at Cross Keys, where I lost my arm,’ and the Doctor replied, ‘I take off my hat to “brave old Tom with the empty sleeve.” ’ Another said: ‘I have at home now the Bible you gave me at Petersburg,’ and several others: ‘You baptized me in the army.’

Rev. Dr. James Nelson, of Staunton, who was chaplain in the Forty-fourth Virginia, after serving in the ranks of the Twenty-third Virginia, and Rev. Dr. C. F. James, of Roanoke, who was a private in the Eighth Virginia regiment, marched in the file with Dr. Jones the latter part of the march.

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