Rev David Caldwell, Revolutionary War, North Carolina Memoir
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Rev. David Caldwell, D. D.
Near Sixty Years Pastor of the Churches of Buffalo and Almance.
Two of His Sermons; Some Account of the Regulation, together with the Revolutionary Transactions and Incidents in which He was Concerned; and a very brief Notice of the Ecclesiastical and Moral Conditions of North-Carolina while in its Colonial Days. By the Rev. E. W. Caruthers, A. M.
Greensborough, N. C.: Printed by Swaim and Sherwood.� 1842. Leather, old cloth tape over the spine, 9 x 5 1/2, old ex historical society markings, 302 pages + index & errata sheet, complete, good condition. David Stewart Caldwell (1725-1824), Presbyterian Preacher and Teacher of Barton W. Stone.
At age 18, Barton W. Stone left home to attend Guilford Academy, Feb. 1, 1790, near Greensboro, North Carolina. The school was operated by David Caldwell, a Presbyterian preacher. Though a strong Calvinist, Caldwell's school was focused on the teaching of law. Stone wanted to attend for that purpose. However, within a short time Stone found something there that planted the seed of religious awakening in him. What he found there changed the course of America's Religious History.�
The history of the life of David Caldwell is very fascinating. He was the eldest son of Andrew... read more