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William W. Bennett, A narrative of the great revival which prevailed in the Southern armies during the late Civil War 14 0 Browse Search
J. William Jones, Christ in the camp, or religion in Lee's army 4 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: May 6, 1862., [Electronic resource] 4 0 Browse Search
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lk a hundred yards, and every mile of road has its wreck of a wagon. These are the Elysian fields which General Johnston has deserted. About the same time General Jackson was compelled to move his forces up the Valley of Virginia, and leave Winchester and other places exposed to the incursions of the Federals. When asked by a rom happy homes, lonely, despairing, sick — some of them sick unto death. How cheering the sight of any friend! What an opportunity for the child of God! General Jackson gave every encouragement to religion among his soldiers; he was the model Christian officer in our armies, active, humble, consistent-restraining profanity anomrades, may we all meet in a better world. One of the rarest instances of youthful heroism that ever occurred is recorded in connection with this battle. Charlie Jackson, whose brief career as a soldier, and whose happy death we place here upon permanent record, was worthy of the great name he bore: Some months ago, says
losed brightly on the Confederate cause. The successful evacuation of Corinth was a strategic victory. The campaign of Jackson in the Valley of Virginia was as brilliant and rapid as that of Napoleon in Italy. In little more than twenty days, he chaplains of regiments will hold divine service in their several charges at 4 o'clock P. M. to-day. The victories of Jackson in the Valley were speedily followed by the hard-fought battle of Seven Pines. In the evening of the first day of this opened the battle on the 26th of June by a spirited assault on the extreme right of the Federal forces. Meanwhile, General Jackson, having been heavily reinforced, came swiftly down from the Valley, and took a position from whence he could fall up people. This series of battles was illustrated by many instances of the noblest Christian heroism. The model hero, Jackson, was as terrible in the swamps as he had been in the mountains. Rev. E. W. Yarbrough, a chaplain in the army, gives a