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George Duffield Jr.: Hymn writer, Union advocate

George Duffield Jr. (1812-188), a zealous advocate of abolition and Union causes during the U.S. Civil War, is best remembered as the author of the words to the familiar hymn, “Stand up, Stand up for Jesus.” The poem was written in 1858, while Duffield was pastoring in Philadelphia. The words “Stand up for Jesus,” were Read more