The Story Of Reverend Caldwell

The Story Of Reverend Caldwell Springfield New Jersey


Stock #: 35597
Type: Postcard
Era: Linen
City: Springfield
State: New Jersey (NJ)
County: Union,Burlington
Publisher: Nathan H. Weinstein
Postmark: 1945
PM City: Florence
PM State: TX
Stamp: 1C
Size: 3.25" x 5.25" (9 x 14 cm)

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The Historic Caldwell Parsonage, Caldwell's Presbyterian Church During the Battle of Springfield in the American Revolution this church was subjected to heavy fire and is known all over the country as the church of the militant parson, James Caldwell, who during a shortage of gun wadding ran out with hymnals and uttered his famous remark, 'Give 'em Watts, boys!" The parsonage, Union, N. J. (1782) original building burned by the British after murder of Hannah Caldwell, wife of Rev. James Caldwell, killed by British soldier, June 7, 1780.