The Civil War, Day by Day

The Generals Were Brought to Tears

“…and the Generals Were Brought to Tears”

At a revival meeting in Virginia, Generals Robert E. Lee and “Stonewall” Jackson - both devout Christians - listened to the reassuring words of the Gospel, thought of the sacrifices of those at home, and according to an eyewitness, “were brought to tears.”

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