Author: David William Kling
Publisher: Univ of South Carolina Press
Release Date: 2003
Genre: Biography & Autobiography
In this contribution to the study of one of America's best-known and most-imposing religious figures, 15 scholars offer a sustained analysis of Jonathan Edward's historical legacy throughout the world. The volume looks at Edward's lasting influence and enduring effects worldwide.
Author: Joseph A. Conforti
Publisher: UNC Press Books
Release Date: 1995
As the charismatic leader of the wave of religious revivals known as the Great Awakening, Jonathan Edwards (1703-58) is one of the most important figures in American religious history. However, by the end of the eighteenth century, his writings were gener
Author: James Russell Trumbull
Release Date: 2013-09
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1902 edition. Excerpt: ... May, Jonathan Hairs wagon was again in use to carry baggage for recruits of said company 96 miles, 16s. Hall had been employed as an express, when the Provincial Congress was in session, but in this case it is probable that one of the company drove the horse " in a waggin.11 officers of the Regi-This regiment was under the command of ment-Col. Fellows of Great Barrington, Lieut.-Col. Eager of Worthington, and Major Tupper of Chesterfield. Bemis of Great Barrington was Adjutant. The companies were commanded by Capt. King of Great Barrington, Capt. Moses Soule of New Marlboro (Berkshire), Capt. Allen of Northampton, Capt. Abner Pomeroy of Southampton, Capt. Webber of Worthington, Capt. Webster of Chesterfield, Capt. Israel Chapin of Hatfield, and others. The soldiers from the east side of Connecticut River were in another regiment. A guard was sent to Dorchester Point every night. Capt. Abner Pom-eroy's company was stationed at what is now Commercial Point. The Company Re-Most of the company of minute-men whose turn-proceedings have thus been detailed, came home about the first of January, 1776. Some of them enlisted for another year. Capt. Jonathan Allen returned sixty-five men in his company at Dorchester, Sept. 5, 1775. Noah Cook came home from Dorchester about the middle of January, having remained two weeks over eight months, as did many others. Ticonderoga and The next important event was the capture crown point. 0f Forts Ticonderoga and Crown Point. This did much to kindle the enthusiasm of the people throughout the country, furnished greatly needed military supplies, and immortalized the commander of the expedition. This enterprise was conducted by men, none of whom were residents of this valley, yet the name of one of...