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O Rock of my Salvation, I'm safe

O Rock of my Salvation, I'm safe

Author: G. W. Lloyd
Published in 1 hymnal

Author: G. W. Lloyd

Reverend Lloyd was born in England in 1821 and came to America about 1850, alternately laboring for the Congregational Church and later for the Presbyterian Church in America. He was a great writer, and many of his poems were published in small booklets later in the 19th century. He was a fiery preacher, and later during the American Civil War, he was a staunch Unionist. New Jersey had many Copperheads in Branchville & Sussex County, i.e. those who supported the Southern Cause. As Reverend Lloyd attacked the Confederacy, he came under fire, quite literally. He was shot at while preaching in the pulpit in Branchville, but the assailant missed. In 1865, he published "The Devil in Dixie", a very long "verse" on the "evils" of the Confederacy.… Go to person page >

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First Line: O Rock of my Salvation, I'm safe
Author: G. W. Lloyd
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