Friday, June 26, 2020

John Browns Rebellion

John Brown's rebellion was short, but poignant, was the inspiration for  Julia Ward Howe to write the Battle Hymn of the Republic. I learned this watching Ken Burn's classic documentary "The Civil War."

"Mine eyes have seen the glory of the coming of the Lord;
He is trampling out the vintage where the grapes of wrath are stored;
He hath loosed the fateful lightning of His terrible swift sword:
His truth is marching on.

(Chorus)
Glory, Glory, hallelujah!
Glory, glory, hallelujah!
Glory, glory, hallelujah!
His truth is marching on."

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