gs in Charlottesville, in which forty persons professed conversion.
Rev. J. Wm. Jones has baptized within twelve months two hundred and twenty-two soldiers.
Rev. T. Hume, of Petersburg, writes as follows: I have baptized here, and in adjacent parts, during the past six months, fifty-four—mostly young men of great promise.
Some now are awaiting baptism, and not a few scattered about in the trenches and hospitals are earnest seekers after salvation.
A. E. D.
camp near Petersburg, January 2.
. . . The very active campaign in which the Army of the Valley has been engaged has been very unfavorable to religious services, and, I regret to add, a number of chaplains have resigned; but, as we were blessed with fine weather during my stay, I found every day large and attentive congregations, and witnessed some indications that the revival spirit had not died out, but only wanted favorable influences to fan the spark into a flame.
The Second Corps has now gone into winter-quarter