From the start, the Confederate Chaplains worked against many difficulties: their pay was changed several times; many who had medical training were discouraged from taking chaplain commissions; and different regulations existed for Army chaplains and Post chaplains. These are their stories.
“My subject for the U.D.C. meeting was ‘Pastors, Priests, and Rabbis of the Confederacy,’ and I had three months to prepare the address. But the libraries of several Texas cities yielded little. After extensive research I realized that the Confederate chaplain needed study and deserved it.” – Charles F. Pitts, Author of Chaplains in Gray