Tuesday, November 24, 2009

Religion in the Military - Confederate Army and Navy Prayer Book

Here is another little piece of trivia to refute some of those who continue to say that religion had very little place in our country's history. Those voices often claim that the religious history of American is very overblown by the "religious right" in recent times.

In the Smithsonian's American History museum we find that there was on official Confederate Prayer Book. The caption calls it "The Army and Navy Prayer Book of the Confederate States, printed in Richmond in 1865."

Read the entire citation here.

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