Skeleton Army

The Skeleton Army was a diffuse group, particularly in Southern England, that opposed and disrupted the Salvation Army's marches against alcohol in the late 19th century. Clashes between the two groups led to the deaths of several Salvationists and injuries to many others.

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... Charles Jeffries was a 'lieutenant' in the Skeleton Army, and was well known for disrupting Salvation Army public meetings and on occasion had assaulted Salvation ... and started to attend a Salvation Army corps, soon becoming an active Soldier, and then after attending training college, became an Officer ...

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