Stonewall and the Sabbath

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“Jackson sought to keep the Sabbath day holy and would inculcate the practice of Sabbath-keeping with his wife and servants. Worship, rest, Bible reading, and meditation on the glories of Christ were the order of the day. He, in fact, would not mail a letter if he thought it would travel on Sunday. As his pastor William S. White observed, ‘His faith…not only made him brave, but gave form, order, direction, and power to his whole life.'”

Bill Potter, Beloved Bride: The Letters of Stonewall Jackson to His Wife

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