Tag Archive | Civil War

Christmas Bells: From Despair to Assurance.

Christmas Bells: From Despair to Assurance.

Born in 1807, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow became a famous poet and one of the most famous Americans. His life wasn’t all happiness, however. His first wife died in 1835 during a miscarriage. then in 1861, Longfellow’s second wife, Francis, died from injuries received from burns when her dress was ignited when sealing her daughter’s newly […]

Post Thanksgiving Hike and a Touching Methodist Civil War Story

Post Thanksgiving Hike and a Touching Methodist Civil War Story

This is a touching story of Christianity in action during and after the Civil War: (Reblogged from Juicy Ecumenism) Post Thanksgiving Hike and a Touching Methodist Civil War Story by Mark Tooley, President of IRD There’s no better place for a post Thanksgiving hike than Bull Run Battlefield in Virginia 30 miles outside Washington, DC. Although […]