On to the battlefield

On to the battlefield

Author: E. Prentiss
Published in 1 hymnal

Author: E. Prentiss

Elizabeth Payson Prentiss USA 1818-1878. Born at Portland, ME, 5th child of Congregationalist minister, Edward Payson. He died of tuberculosis in 1827, and the family moved to New York City in 1831. That year she professed faith in Christ and joined the Bleeker Street Presbyterian Church. She possessed keen abilities, including sympathy and perceptiveness. She began writing stories and poems, and contributed her works to “The youth’s companion”, a New England religious periodical. In 1838 she opened a small girls’ school in her home and took up a Sabbath-school class as well. Two years later, she moved to Richmond, VA, to be a department head at a girls’ boarding school. In 1845 she married George Lewis Prentiss, a brothe… Go to person page >

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First Line: On to the battlefield
Author: E. Prentiss
Copyright: Public Domain

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Songs of Devotion for Christian Assocations #372

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