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Reynolds, J. L. (James Lawrence), 1814-1877 Confederate Baptist. [Vol. 1, no. 23 (April 1, 1863)]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC05959.39.18 Author/Creator: Reynolds, J. L. (James Lawrence), 1814-1877 Place Written: Columbia, South Carolina Type: Newspaper Date: 1 April 1863 Pagination: 4 p. : 50.9 x 33 cm.

Summary of Content: "'Heavenly Recognition' Again" responds to an article in the previous issue. An article written by a woman describes the local "Flowers." An article encourages the "Support of Ministers." Part of an editorial titled "Our Olio" states that slaves have been trained into insubordination and that they should be kept in their place "as an inferior race." "Secular News" includes reports that Europe will not recoignize the Confederacy, whites are rioting against Negroes in Detroit and other cities, and Penscola is being evacuated by Yankees "and their sable comrades," amongst other reports.

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
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865

Historical Era: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1877

Subjects: Civil WarMilitary HistoryConfederate States of AmericaAfrican American TroopsAfrican American HistorySlaveryUnion ForcesAgriculture and Animal HusbandryWomen's HistoryReligionSlave RebellionDraft RiotsMobs and RiotsGlobal History and CivicsForeign Affairs

Sub Era: The American Civil War

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