Of momentous importance for the diffusion of Baptist principles throughout the South was the enthusiastic evangelism of Shubael Stearns and Daniel Marshall, “New Light” Baptists from New England (1754 onward). Stearns had become a Baptist in New England (1751) and had felt an irresistible impulse to devote his life to missionary work in the South. Marshall was led to Baptist…

16 May, 1944 War Department The Adjutant General’s Office Washington 25, D.C. AG 201 Pennington, Charles A. PC-N NAT095 Mrs. Annie R. Pennington, Route #1 Williamsport, Tennessee. Dear Mrs. Pennington: It is with regret that I am writing to confirm the recent telegram informing you of the death of your son, Staff Sergeant Charles A. Pennington, 14,133,990, Air Corps, who…