Monthly Archives: February 2015

Religious Life at Shiloh and Ione — Part Three

The Spring 1998 ECHOES article by CLyde and Shirley Denney about the History of the Baptist congregations at Shiloh and Ione (Arkansas) continues with the following information. “In January or February of 1881 the church meeting house at Shiloh burned … Continue reading

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Religious Life at Shiloh and Ione — Part Two

In addition to the five doctrinal statements that members adopted (see Part One), the Spring 1998 ECHOES article by Clyde and Shirley Denney about the congregations of Shiloh Baptist Church and Ione Baptist Church lists four more “articles of faith” … Continue reading

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Religious Life at Shiloh and Ione — Part One

In his History of Baptists in Arkansas (1818-1978), J. Glenn Hinson uses the title “Gathering Up the Fragments” as a way of telling the story of what happened after the Civil War. “To a people weary of war and economically … Continue reading

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The Church at Shiloh — “. . .to know the place for the first time”

Having encouraged my Cartwright cousins to join me in “going up to Shiloh” the week before Memorial Day, I thought I might mention that I hope to arrange for the church to be open during our brief visit as part … Continue reading

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Questions of the Week — February 8

THE QUESTION OF THE WEEK (February 8, 2015): In what ways has race played a role in your experience as  a member of the Cartwright extended family?  The population of Scott County has never had a lot of African-Americans, but … Continue reading

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What Eliza Encountered in Scott County — “The Waldron War”

We know very little about what Eliza Hope Dane Cartwright and her children experienced while living in Carroll County, GA between the end of the Civil War (April 1865) and their move to Arkansas (January 1872).  The very fact that … Continue reading

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