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Reynolds, J. L. (James Lawrence), 1814-1877 Confederate Baptist. [Vol. 2, no. 29 (April 20, 1864)]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC05959.39.51 Author/Creator: Reynolds, J. L. (James Lawrence), 1814-1877 Place Written: Columbia, South Carolina Type: Newspaper Date: 20 April 1864 Pagination: 4 p. : 52.1 x 34 cm.

Summary of Content: An untitled letter to the editor discusses the kingdom of God. An editorial titled "Never Cease to Act" encourages patriots to act. Additional articles examine the state of the poor ("The Poor"), faith ("The Exemplar of Faith"), and prayer ("Prayer"). "Notes on the Times" reports on the capture of Fort Pillow, a Confederate Victory at Shrevenport, and General Banks' defeat at Mansfield, La in the Battle of Pleasant Hill, amongst other items.

Background Information: The purpose of this journal, according to its first issue, is the advancement of the Baptist denomination in both intelligence and piety, while giving support to the Confederacy. Thousands of ...copies were distributed to soldiers.See More

People: Reynolds, J. L. (James Lawrence)., 1814-1877
Breaker, Jacob Manly Cantey, 1824-1894

Historical Era: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1877

Subjects: Civil WarMilitary HistoryConfederate States of AmericaAfrican American HistorySlaveryPovertyReligionBattle of Fort Pillow (Fort Pillow Massacre)MassacreAtrocityFortificationBattleEducationMusicPatriotismChildren and FamilyUnion GeneralUnion Forces

Sub Era: The American Civil War

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