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125th Anniversary

The Salvation Army celebrates 125 years in US from The Salvation Army US Western Territory’s New Frontier newspaper by Karen Gleason One hundred and twenty-five years ago in Philadelphia… In an abandoned chair factory, a teenaged girl, Eliza Shirley, not only organized The Salvation Army’s first meeting in the United States—she was the preacher! This young blood […]

A Brief History of the USA Southern Territory

The opening salvos of the Salvation War were fired in Baltimore, Maryland when the Shirley family arrived there in 1881. Early successes followed throughout Maryland and from there the work spread further through the South. The South was the focus of attention during the Spanish-American War, as Florida became the launching point for American forces […]