Life of W. J. Joyce

Life of W. J. Joyce : The History of a Long, Laborious and Happy Life of Fifty-Seven Years in the Ministry in Texas, from the Sabine to the Rio Grande; No Sermons, Three Short Essays; Many Amusing But Instructive Incidents and Anecdotes (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Life of W. J. Joyce: The History of a Long, Laborious and Happy Life of Fifty-Seven Years in the Ministry in Texas, From the Sabine to the Rio Grande; No Sermons, Three Short Essays; Many Amusing but Instructive Incidents and Anecdotes I was station preacher in Palestine, Texas, when volunteers were called for to defend the rights of the South against the aggressions of the North, and I volunteered. I could not afford to hide behind my profession, when the country called for defenders. A company was made up by Capt. Pete Hardeman from four counties: Nacogdoches, Houston, Cherokee, and Anderson. Nearly all of them were very young men. We organized with Pete Hardiman as captain; John Aycock, first lieutenant; and Marsh Glenn, second lieutenant. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 140 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 8mm | 195g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243203853
  • 9780243203857