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Shirley Newman
Shirley Newman • 2 years ago

Elizabeth Bacon Custer. Wife of General George A. Custer. On June 25, 1876, Elizabeth and other women whose husbands were on a campaign gathered in her home to cope with their anxiety together. They "tried to find some slight surcease from trouble in the old hymns. . . The words of the hymn, “E’en though a cross it be, Nearer my God to Thee,” came forth with almost a sob from every throat." They couldn't know that on that day, their husbands were dying in the Battle of Li...

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