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Reynolds, J. L. (James Lawrence), 1814-1877 Confederate Baptist. [Vol. 1, no. 6 (November 4, 1862)]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC05959.39.04 Author/Creator: Reynolds, J. L. (James Lawrence), 1814-1877 Place Written: Columbia, South Carolina Type: Newspaper Date: 4 November 1862 Pagination: 4 p. : 50.8 x 33 cm.

Summary of Content: "Southern Resources" examines the results of the 1860 census in terms of wealth and numbers for the Confederacy. "Northern Mind," a short editorial, decries Lincoln's [preliminary] Emancipation Proclamation. "Secular News" includes reports that Union forces have taken Galveston, Texas, President Davis's promotions of General J. Johnston and others, and raids by John Hunt Morgan and his men. A section titled "Waifs" includes blurbs on Jefferson Davis' Speech Compared to the "chequered grammar and laborious obscurity" of Lincoln's Speeches, Battle of Manassas Incident, and a design of the new Confederate flag. "Care of the Soldiers" reprints the words of Governor Vance of North Carolina with special attention to caring for soldiers.

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 AmericaReligionPresidentPresidential Speeches and ProclamationsGovernment and CivicsUnion ForcesSecond Battle of Bull Run (Manassas)BattleCensusEmancipation ProclamationEmancipationAfrican American HistorySlaveryTexasGuerrilla WarfareConfederate General or Leader

Sub Era: The American Civil War

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