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J. William Jones, Christ in the camp, or religion in Lee's army, Chapter 13: results of the work and proofs of its genuineness (search)
from the university, thus wrote his father—the venerable Judge Thompson—on the eve of his gallant death at the head of his regiment: near Monterey, Tennessee., night of April 4, 1862. My Dear Father: I write by the light of our bivouac fire. We expect, by God's help, a glorious victory to-morrow. If I should not see you again, take the assurance that I trust in God to be prepared for all. Day after to-morrow is my birthday. Love to all. Your devoted son, John B. Thompson. John Thomas ones, of the Fifth Alabama Regiment, I knew as a consistent Christian at the university, and his character in the army is thus described: His letters to his parents and sister during that period are full of affection. He spoke often of death, but with the fullest assurance of a happy eternity. Nor did he ever write despondingly of the cause in which he was engaged. In one of his letters to his father he said: Do not be uneasy about me. Even if it should come to the worst, remembe