Hymn Story: Mine Eyes Have Seen the Glory

Strife hung in the air throughout the American Civil War. Wife and mother, Julia Ward Howe, heard the troops singing a song, John Brown’s Body.  She was impressed with the catchy tune, but not the words.  One day in November 1861, she and her husband traveled visiting the troops in Washington, DC.  Her minister, Rev. James Freeman Clarke, was part […]

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