Christ in the Camp: Or, Religion in Lee's Army

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B. F. Johnson & Company, 1887 - United States - 528 pages
This book examines Christianity's role in Lee's army during the Civil War. It also examines the war as a holy war for the Confederacy.

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OCLC: 1427040
Related Subjects: United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Religious aspects. | Confederate States of America. -- Army of Northern Virginia.

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This is an amazing book, that will tell you everything you need to know about the revivals in the ANV during the war. It talks about the noble, Christian leaders of the Confederacy, and the men that made up its best soldiers. The stories of men who stayed true to God will challenge your whole-hardheartedness as a Christian. This book portrays the Christian nature of the Confederate soldier, and how it gave him the courage to fight so long and so hard against impossible odds. This book is full of touching stories of men who found Christ in the camp. And what's more, every story was told by an eyewitness or was written during the war period. This will open your eyes to a part of the War Between the States you rarely hear about, but it is the most important thing to the war. A soldier in the 6th VA Cavalry said that the Chaplains were the number one force to instill courage and fortitude in the men. And that would be true for many men. You can't read about the war, without reading about Christians. This book will give you a glimpse into the life of Confederates throughout the war, and it will challenge you greatly. I found it to be amazing, and I loved it. If you are a history buff or Civil War buff, don't wait. Read it now! Its worth it. 

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Page 256 - When my father and mother forsake me, then the Lord will take me up...
Page 408 - TUST as I am, without one plea " But that Thy blood was shed for me, And thou Tliou bidd'st me come to Thee, 0 L;irnb of God, I come.
Page 127 - IV •Remember the Sabbath day, to keep it holy. Six days shall thou labor, and do all thy work; but the seventh day is the Sabbath of the Lord thy God. In it thou shall not do any work...
Page 127 - FATHER, I will that they whom thou hast given me be with me where I am : that they may behold my glory which thou hast given me : for thou lovedst me before the foundation of the world.
Page 75 - I have just received your note, informing me that you were wounded. I cannot express my regret at the occurrence. Could I have directed events, I should have chosen, for the good of the country, to have been disabled in your stead. I congratulate you upon the victory which is due to your skill and energy.
Page 55 - While this glorious victory entitles you to the praise and gratitude of the nation, we are especially called upon to return our grateful thanks to the only Giver of victory, for the signal deliverance He has wrought. " It is therefore earnestly recommended that the troops unite on Sunday next, in ascribing unto the Lord of hosts the glory due unto His name.
Page 101 - Let us cross over the river and rest under the shade of the trees.
Page 307 - Repent ye therefore, and be converted, that your sins may be blotted out, when the times of refreshing shall come from the presence of the Lord...

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