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Baptist Church Membership in the South in 1861
From the Tennessee Baptist

      The proportion of total members in a State to each Baptist church is,
in Arkansas, a little over 36;
in Texas, a little over 41 1/2;
in Florida, a little under 46 1/2;
in Louisiana, a little over 48 1/2;
in Mississippi and in Tennessee, a little under 70;
in Alabama, a little over l74 1/2;
in Georgia, a little under 82 1/2;
in South Carolina, a little over 130;
in Virginia a little under 141;
in all the Confederate States, a little under 83 1/3.
[From J. R. Graves, editor, Tennessee Baptist, October 5, 1861, p. 2, c. 4. Scanned and formatted by Jim Duvall.]

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