Reverend James Caldwell, patriot, 1734-1781 by Norman F. Brydon

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Published by Caldwell Bicentennial Committee in Caldwell, N.J .

Written in English

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  • Caldwell, James, 1734-1781.,
  • Springfield, N.J., Battle of, 1780.

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StatementNorman F. Brydon.
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LC ClassificationsBX9225.C254 B78
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Pagination95 p. :
Number of Pages95
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Open LibraryOL4934650M
LC Control Number76361636

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Reverend JAMES CALDWELL, Patriot, 1734-1781 book – January 1, by Norman F Brydon (Author)Author: Norman F Brydon. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Brydon, Norman F.

Reverend James Caldwell, patriot, Caldwell, N.J.: Caldwell Bicentennial Committee, Reverend Caldwell was hailed as one of the heroes of the day, but did not live long to enjoy any Reverend James Caldwell.

In November he was shot by a sentry, and accounts of the incident, like that of his wife, differ whether it was an accident or deliberate. He now lies next to his wife in the yard of the Church he served for nearly 30 : First Presbyterian Churchyard, Elizabeth, Union.

the life of his wife when he considered it his duty to be with the troops, and who met his own death while performing a helpful service for someone else, stands out above many others.” 16 Norman F. Brydon, Reverend James Caldwell: Patriot (Caldwell, NJ: Caldwell Bicentennial Committee, ), p Marriage: James Caldwell Patriot (source: Book; Reverend James Caldwell Patriot, Author; Norman F.

Brydon: Published by; Caldwell Bicentennial Burial: First Presbyterian Churchyard, Elizabeth, Union. James Caldwell (April – Novem ) was a Presbyterian minister who played a prominent part in the American Revolution. He was born in Cub Creek in Charlotte County, Virginia, the seventh son of John and Margaret Caldwell, who were Scots-Irish settlers.

He. James Caldwell (), pastor of the Presbyterian Church in Elizabethtown, New Jersey, earned the moniker the “fighting parson” for his commitment to the rebel cause. Like Duffield and Armstrong, he served as a chaplain, in this case to the Continental Army.

On this day inthe “Fighting Chaplain” is killed. Reverend James Caldwell had long been a thorn in the side of the 1734-1781 book. Indeed, the British even put out a reward for his capture or death—and a ballad was soon composed about him. “Who’s that riding in on horse-back.

James Caldwell (clergyman) James Caldwell (April – Novem ) was a Presbyterian minister who played a prominent part in the American : AprilCharlotte County, Province of Virginia. The Black Robed Regiment: Preachers who fought. James Caldwell was pastor of the First Presbyterian Church in Elizabethtown, New Jersey.

These “black robed patriot preachers” fanned the flames of liberty as they not only encouraged their congregations to fight but were also willing to actually lead their men onto the battlefield.

One of the accounts that shows the spirit of these noble men is of Patriot Caldwell (), who was known as “The Fighting Chaplain,” and also “The Fighting Parson of the Revolution.” He was the pastor of the First Presbyterian Church in Elizabethtown, New Jersey.

His wife was shot and killed during one of the battles. Rev. James Caldwell. Reverend James Caldwell, the "Fighting Parson" of the American Revolution, was one of the most notable chaplains during the war, according to the Revolutionary War New Jersey.

Patriot Preacher () Chaplain in Continental Army, known as the "Soldier Parson" Rev Samuel Cooper Patriot Preacher () Members of his parish included John Hancock and John AdamsAuthor: Blackrobe. The Reverend James Caldwell, Patriotby Norman F. Brydon, Caldwell Bicentennial Committee, Caldwell, NJ, also references this Caldwell as a descendant of Caldwell Huguenots who fled France after the revocation of the Edict of Nantes in   Castle Caldwell.

JOHN CALDWELL (c), a merchant at Enniskillen, County Fermanagh, was born at Preston, Ayrshire. JAMES CALDWELL (cc), who settled at Rossbeg, afterwards called Castle Caldwell, County Fermanagh.

Mr Caldwell was created a baronet indenominated of Wellsborough, County Fermanagh. James Caldwell () - According to Norman F.

Brydon’s biography of “the Fighting Parson,” Reverend James Caldwell: Patriot,the Caldwell family originated from French Huguenot stock, which emigrated to Scotland to seek religious freedom, where they found instead Episcopal persecution. Ultimately, the Caldwell family made it to America where James became a.

James Caldwell (), a Presbyterian minister at Elizabeth, New Jersey, was one of the many clergymen who served as chaplains during the Revolutionary War. Reverend James Caldwell at the Battle of Springfield. Watercolor by Henry Alexander Ogden. The American Revolution inflicted deeper wounds on the Church of England in America.

Rev. James Caldwell James Caldwell, the pistol toting Chaplain of the American Revolution who served the Continental Army, was born in in Elizabethton New jersey. He was a Chaplain in the American Revolutionary army between the years and I was born in Newark and in married Rev. James Caldwell, minister of the First Presbyterian Church in Elizabethtown.

When the Revolution broke out James played an active role in the protests against the acts of Parliament and then in the movement for independence. The Rev. Elias Boudinot Caldwell (April 3, - ) The Rev. Elias Boudinot Caldwell (at right) was a son of James Caldwell of the class of While living in Washington, D.

C., as Clerk of the Supreme Court of the United States, he obtained a license to preach the gospel from the Presbytery and preached to the poor of the city.

Rev. James Caldwell. - “There are times when it is righteous to fight as well as to pray” Rev. James Caldwell, in whose honor this community was named, early espoused the country’s cause in the War for American Independence. Chaplain – Deputy Quartermaster – General in Washington’s Army.

man F. Brydon,Reverend James Caldwell, Patriot,– (Caldwell, NJ: Caldwell Centennial Committee,). Thomas Fleming,The Forgotten Victory: The Battle for New Jersey— (New York: Readers Digest Press,) is a rousing account of the military struggle that drew in James and Hannah Caldwell.

“the cow chace” A well-written. Another minister-leader in the Revolution was the Reverend James Caldwell. His actions during one battle inspired a painting showing him standing with a stack of hymn books in his arms while engaged in the midst of a fierce battle against the British outside a battered Presbyterian church.

One of the accounts that shows the spirit of these noble men is of James Caldwell (), who was known as "The Fighting Chaplain," and also "The Fighting Parson of the Revolution." He was the pastor of the First Presbyterian Church in Elizabethtown, New Jersey.

His. Patriot Preacher () Colonel, 8th Virginia Regiment, Continental Army. Rev John Witherspoon. Patriot Preacher () Clergyman Signer of the Declaration of Independence. Rev James Caldwell. Patriot Preacher () Chaplain in Continental Army, known as the "Soldier Parson".

James Caldwell () - According to Norman F. Brydon’s biography of “the Fighting Parson,” Reverend James Caldwell: Patriot,the Caldwell family originated from French Huguenot stock, which emigrated to Scotland to seek religious freedom, where they found instead Episcopal persecution.

Ultimately, the Caldwell family made it to America where James became a distinguished. James Caldwell (), a Presbyterian minister at Elizabeth, New Jersey, was one of the many clergymen who served as chaplains during the Revolutionary War.

"There are times when it is righteous to fight as well as to pray" ———————-Rev. James Caldwell, in whose honor this community was named, early espoused the country's cause in the War for American Independence. Chaplain - Deputy Quartermaster - General in Washington's Army.

Sterling Patriot - Fearless Preacher. Rev. Blackleach Burritt: () Presbyterian clergyman in New York; Rev. James Caldwell: () Clergyman in New Jersey and member of the Black Robed Regiment; Rev.

John Carroll: () A Catholic priest in Maryland, later the first Catholic bishop and archbishop in the United States and founder of Georgetown University. Beverly Crifasi's Library. "An Historic Walk Through Old Lyons Farm." (Pamphlet) 2.

"Historic Neighborhood- Hillside." "Rev. James Caldwell, Patriot " Norman F. Brydon, Caldwell, NJ: Caldwell Bicentennial Committee, "Saint Peter's Episcopal Church." Seventy-fifth Anniversary Book Committee, So. Hackensack, NJ. Thus, this pastor, and others like him from the Black Robe Regiment, through their many sermons and writings, "laid the intellectual basis for American Independence." One of the accounts that shows the spirit of these noble men is of James Caldwell (), who was known as "The Fighting Chaplain," and also "The Fighting Parson of the.

Moderator Congregation Year of Election Thomas Hall, M.A. Inver (Larne) John Abernethy Moneymore Alexander Hutcheson Capel Street, Dublin William Leggat, M.A.

Dromore Robert Campbell Ray The Moderator for is unknown, as the minutes for. For Reverend James Caldwell, the year of would prove to be a year of suffering and sorrow for the soon to be “Fighting Chaplain.” First, a night raid by the British against the town left the courthouse and Presbyterian Church burnt to the ground.

Patriot Preachers. The Black Regiment was a name given to the patriot-preachers who "thundered from the pulpits" in Colonial America.

They were called the "black" regiment because pastors in those days wore long black robes when they preached. During the War of Independence there was a group of heroic men referred to as the "Black Regiment.".

HISTORY OF ESSEX AND HUDSON COUNTIES, NEW JERSEY Chapter 13 – ESSEX COUNTY IN THE REVOLUTIONARY WAR. On the night of the twenty-fifth he happened to be at home - a rather rare family treat for an active patriot at the particular period we write of.

and the amiable and beloved wife of Rev. James Caldwell, sat in her room at the. James Caldwell Presbyterian minister part of American Revolution Directly impacted the lives of many in the Caldwell area Bravely sacrificed his own life for the cause His impact and efforts caused his name to appear all across the area (town of Caldwell and much later the high school).

Of the five who died in the Boston Massacre, James Caldwell was one of three who died instantly. Reverend James Caldwell Appointed by Continental Congress as a chaplain in the patriot army, preaching on Sundays and leading his men into battle during the week; He was an active partisan on the side of the revolutionaries, and was known as the.

Add to Book Bag Remove from Book Bag Saved in: An address, delivered in the First Presbyterian Church in Elizabeth-Town, N.J. November 24th, on the dedication of a monument erected to the memory of the Rev.

James Caldwell, formerly pastor of the said church, who fell by the hand of an assassin, November 24th, /. Consists of the notes of Reverend Nicholas Murray, the pastor of the First Presbyterian Church in Elizabeth, New Jersey.

The notes cover the years toand are Murray’s research on the death of his predecessor, Reverend James Caldwell. Quantity:. A Revolutionary Chaplain James Caldwell (), a Presbyterian minister at Elizabeth, New Jersey, was one of the many clergymen who served as chaplains during the Revolutionary War.

When the Rev. James Caldwell offered similar resistance in New Jersey, the British burned his church and he and his family were murdered. [69] The British abused, killed, or imprisoned many other clergymen, [70] who often suffered harsher treatment and more severe penalties than did ordinary imprisoned soldiers.

[71].Hannah may have inherited the high chest from her parents, Rev. James Caldwell () and Hannah Ogden (d. ) of Elizabethtown, New Jersey, who married in He was a Presbyterian minister in Elizabethtown as well as a Virginia landowner and patriot in the American Revolution who fought in the Battle of Springfield.The church was targeted by British soldiers who raided the town because it was a hotbed of patriot recruitment.

The Reverend James Caldwell pastored the church. He was so hated by the British for his incendiary anti-Parliament speeches that he was targeted for assassination.

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