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Reynolds, J. L. (James Lawrence), 1814-1877 Confederate Baptist. [Vol. 1, no. 8 (November 19, 1862)]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC05959.39.05 Author/Creator: Reynolds, J. L. (James Lawrence), 1814-1877 Place Written: Columbia, South Carolina Type: Newspaper Date: 19 November 1862 Pagination: 4 p. : 47 x 33.2 cm.

Summary of Content: Letters to the editor include financial contributions both to the paper and to the provisions of soldiers. Reports of the "Welsh Neck Association" are included. "Natural Histoyr of Extortion" warns against the practice. Section on page 3 called "Secular News" includes news from the North about the removal of McClellan; news from Virginia announcing that Joseph E. Johnston was assigned command of the Western Department; analysis of the Impact of Democratic Elections Wins in New York; and Lincoln's Refusal to Withdraw the Emancipation Proclamation.

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
McClellan, George B., 1826-1885
Johnston, Joseph E. (Joseph Eggleston), 1807-1891
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865

Historical Era: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1877

Subjects: Civil WarMilitary HistoryConfederate States of AmericaUnion GeneralUnion ForcesConfederate General or LeaderDemocratic PartyElectionPoliticsGovernment and CivicsPresidentEmancipationEmancipation ProclamationAfrican American HistorySlaveryReligion

Sub Era: The American Civil War

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