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Avirett, James B

Fighting Chaplain James B. Avirett (1835-1912) 7th Virginia Cavalry, Army of Northern Virginia By Dr. H. Rondel Rumburg By the grace of God James Battle Avirett was born on the Lock Katherine Plantation by the Tar River in Onslow County, … Continue reading

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Bennett, William Wallace

Chaplain William Wallace Bennett By Chaplain H. Rondel Rumburg © 2008 by SBSS William Wallace Bennett, although a man serving God with many tasks, was the post chaplain in Confederate Richmond. He was one of the most prominent men in … Continue reading

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Tichenor, Isaac Taylor

  Chaplain Isaac Taylor Tichenor 17th Alabama (1825-1902) By Dr. H. Rondel Rumburg Isaac Taylor Tichenor’s entrance into this world was on November 11th, 1825 in Spencer County, Kentucky.  He was the son of James and Margaret Bennett Tichenor and … Continue reading

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Aldrich, Nicodemus

Chaplain Nicodemus Aldrich (1816-1886) First South Carolina Artillery Regiment  By Dr. H. Rondel Rumburg  “Where the Holy Scriptures do not rule, there I advise no one to send his son. Everyone not unceasingly busy with the Word of God must … Continue reading

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Cobb, Needham B

 Chaplain Needham B. Cobb (1836-1905) Fourteenth North Carolina Volunteers By Dr. H. Rondel Rumburg  “One of the most scholarly, faithful, and zealous of the Baptist preachers in the South was the Reverend Needham Bryan Cobb, D.D. His attainments and devotion … Continue reading

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The Confederate Chaplain

The Confederate Chaplain By Dr. H. Rondel Rumburg (c) 2005 [Part I] “Thus it is written, and thus it behoved Christ to suffer, and to rise from the dead the third day:  and that repentance and remission of sins should … Continue reading

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Brittain, Jabez Mercer

Chaplain Jabez Mercer Brittain 38th Georgia Regiment By Dr. H. Rondel Rumburg A man who would become a greatly used instrument of God was born near Lexington, Georgia in Oglethorpe County on May 4th, 1842. He was the youngest child … Continue reading

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Tracts

The Silent Preachers: CONFEDERATE TRACTS By Dr. H. Rondel Rumburg “Cast thy bread upon the waters: for thou shalt find it after many days.” –Eccl. 11:1 Many would raise a startled eyebrow upon hearing that any preacher could be silent.  … Continue reading

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Girardeau, John L

  Confederate Chaplain John J. Girardeau Before the War Mark W. Evans, Chaplain [This article is the first of a series of biographical sketches of Girardeau, chaplain of the Twenty-third Regiment of the South Carolina Volunteers.] John Lafayette Girardeau was … Continue reading

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Confederate Sermon: Girardeau

  A CONFEDERATE SERMON John Lafayette Girardeau (1825-98) was a Presbyterian pastor and theologian of great ability.  His life was devoted to the preaching of the gospel.  His heart was deeply moved to work among the slaves of his native … Continue reading

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