|Josiah Granbery + Elizabeth Cowper|
John Cowper Granbery
PROFESSOR GRANBERY is first among us as an expounder of the Scriptures. As chaplain in the Confederate forces no claim has come forward to challenge his precedence there for fidelity to his commission. He marched on foot with the men, ministered to them, and was shot down by their side. He shared the lot of a common soldier in the field. He shirked no danger in the fight.
The wound in the head that smote him down, was reported as mortal, and he was left among the slain. He was captured and recovered, with but the ruin of the sight in one eye.
In matters of doctrine or duty his voice always commanded assent, for he had mastered the theology of his church, and he had illustrated the whole round of duties. He was ready to serve his brethren,... Read More
Ella Fayette Winston
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