Monthly Archives: November 2014

Renfroe, J. J. D.

Chaplain J. J. D. Renfroe (1830-1888) 10th Alabama Infantry Regiment Dr. H. Rondel Rumburg Part I Confederate chaplains had their difficulties and sorrows as did the men with rifles in the trenches. Some of them were wounded and a few … Continue reading

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Marable II, Benjamin Franklin

Chaplain Benjamin Franklin Marable II North Carolina Militia By Dr. H. Rondel Rumburg Benjamin Marable (1782-1871) and Susan Boswell Marable (1803-1840) were the parents of George John Boswell, John Richard W., Mary Hartwell, Sarah Ann, Charity Louise, Susan Frances Boswell … Continue reading

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Hopkins, Abner Crump

Chaplain Abner Crump Hopkins (1835-1911) 2nd Virginia Regiment by Dr. H. Rondel Rumburg © 2010 SBSS Gen. John B. Gordon said of Chaplain A.C. Hopkins, He was, during the war, one of the leading Confederate chaplains. In the different battles … Continue reading

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Manley, Sr., Basil

BASIL MANLY, Sr. CHAPLAIN TO THE CONFEDERACY By Dr. H. Rondel Rumburg © 2000 by Society for Biblical and Southern Studies In 1859 Manly was settled in Alabama once more. His first task there was as state evangelist for the … Continue reading

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