Dannah Gresh: Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth invites you to consider a story of true love.
Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth: A New England girl had just become engaged when the Civil War broke out. Her fiancé was called into the army, so their wedding plans had to be postponed. The young soldier managed to get through most of conflict without getting hurt, but at the Battle of the Wilderness he was severely wounded. His fiancé—his bride-to-be—not knowing of his condition, read and reread his letters. She was counting the days until he would return and they could be married.
Suddenly the letters stopped coming. Finally she received one, but this one was written in handwriting she didn’t recognize. Here’s what it said: