From the Garden to the Cross

Author: Eden Reeder Latta

Rv Eden Reeder Latta USA 1839-1915. Born at Haw Patch, IN, the son of a Methodist minister, (also a boyhood friend of hymn writer Willam A Ogden) he became a school teacher. During the American Civil War he preached for the Manchester Methodist Church and other congregations (possibly as a circuit rider filling empty pulpits). In 1863 he married Mary Elizabeth Wright, and they had five children: Arthur, Robert, Jennie, two others. He taught for the public schools of Manchester, and later Colesburg, IA. He moved to Guttenberg, IA, in the 1890s, and continued writing song lyrics for several major gospel composers, including William Ogden, James McGranahan, James Fillmore, and Edmund Lorenz. He wrote 1600+ songs and hymns, many being wi… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: In the garden, sore oppressed
Title: From the Garden to the Cross
Author: Eden Reeder Latta
Refrain First Line: In the garden, how He moaned
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 11 of 11)

Bethel Tidings #d59

Our Favorite Hymnal #d146

Our Hymns of Love, a Choice Collection of Gospel Songs #d80

Sacred Selections for the Church #312

The Awakening Trumpet #d53

The Gospel Garner #d63

The Gospel Gleaner #d61

The Loyal Light No. 1 #d20

The Promised Crown #d38

The Song Feast No. 1 #d38

The Star of Hope #d48

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