Ernest B. Furgurson includes this church among the three that "the government was taking over...for military hospitals" in March of 1862, because its minister, the Rev. Morsell, objected to Bishop Whittingham's demand that a prayer of thanksgiving for Union triumphs be given in Episcopal churches in the District. (182-183)
Civil War Washington, directed by Susan C. Lawrence, Elizabeth Lorang, Kenneth M. Price, and Kenneth J. Winkle, is published by the Center for Digital Research in the Humanities at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln under a Creative Commons License.
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