Paul Revere’s Grandson, Civil War General, Becomes Catholic


General Joseph Warren Revere (1812-1880) In the great national conflict which divided the North and South in 1861, members of our parish (Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Church, Morristown, New Jersey) were found under both flags. The roll is an illustrious one. On the battlefield, in the prison, in rank and file, the children [Read More...]

“You Jesuits Are Everywhere”

Fr Gache SJ

Born in France, Father Louis Hippolyte-Gache, S.J. (1817-1907), was a Chaplain in the Confederate Army throughout the Civil War. In his letters, he recounts the following incident in the Fall of 1861, when he met Confederate General John Bankhead Magruder (1807-1871). The following is taken from Cornelius M. Buckley, S.J., ed., A Frenchman, A Chaplain, [Read More...]

Judge David W. Carroll, Little Rock, Arkansas (1816-1905)


                    Carroll, David Williamson, chancery judge, was born in Baltimore,  Md., March 11, 1816, the third child and oldest son of William and Henrietta Carroll. His mother was a daughter of David Williamson, a leading Baltimore merchant. Judge Carroll is a lineal descendant of Daniel Carroll, [Read More...]