Sermon from Jun. 1, 1865

A Sermon following upon the Assasination of President Lincoln

  • Full Title

    A Sermon Preached in St. John's Church on the Occasion of the National Fast, following upon the Assasination of President Lincoln

  • Description

    This sermon, by Rev. C.S. Leffingwell, remembers Lincoln as a religious man equipped with the mental power and wisdom to hold the United States together during a time of war and strife. The sermon further highlights the importance of a unified nation under God, and the divine role of providence in past civil strife. Leffingwell emphasizes the value of honoring the dead who fought patriotically to maintain the unity of the United States.

  • Source

    Ms 100912

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  • Cite this Item

    Rev. C.S. Leffingwell, M.A., Rector. "A Sermon Preached in St. John's Church on the Occasion of the National Fast, following upon the Assasination of President Lincoln". C. Jobson's Office (Canadaigua:Bemis Block, 2d story, 1865). Remembering Lincoln. Web. Accessed April 20, 2019. https://rememberinglincoln.fords.org/node/864