Monthly Archives: October 2014

Hawthorne, James Boardman

Chaplain James Boardman Hawthorne (1837-1910) 21st Alabama By Dr. H. Rondel Rumburg A silver tongued Baptist preacher and Confederate Chaplain died today in Richmond, Virginia. Today is the twenty-fourth of February in the year of our Lord 1910. Rev. Dr. … Continue reading

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Frazier, Jacob Tyler

Chaplain Jacob Tyler Frazier (1840-1932) 7th Virginia, Co. D By Dr. H. Rondel Rumburg © 2012 Since the Confederate States of America was a new country in 1861 there were many aspects of governance that had not been clearly established … Continue reading

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DeVotie, Noble Leslie

Chaplain Noble Leslie DeVotie: First Death in the War of Northern Aggression (January 24, 1838–February 12, 1861) By Dr. H. Rondel Rumburg On February 15th, 1861 the body of Chaplain DeVotie was recovered when it washed ashore in Mobile Bay. … Continue reading

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Dabney, R L

Chaplain Robert Lewis Dabney (1820-1898) Eighteenth Virginia Regiment By Dr. H. Rondel Rumburg “There were giants in those days, stars of magnitude, and among them all not a greater giant than R. L. Dabney.” Thomas Carey Johnson Robert Lewis Dabney … Continue reading

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Buckles, William N

Chaplain William N. Buckles 1834-1908 Virginia-Tennessee Railroad Hospital, Bristol, VA By Dr. H. Rondel Rumburg God in His divine providence works out the parents and place of our origin. We do not come into this world as a result of … Continue reading

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