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The Dutch Reformed Church holds its annual meeting in Newburgh, New York

Christian Commemoration, iconic image
06/03/1863
The 57th General Synod of the Reformed Proestant Dutch Church assembled at Newburgh, New York, with the Reverend Dr. T.W. Chambers in the chair.  The denomination had 446 ministers in 1863 and represented almost fifty-three thousand members in the United States.  The gathering passed a strong resolution in support of maintaining the Union before adjourning.  (By John Osborne) 
Source Citation: 
Appleton's Annual Cyclopedia and Register of Important Events of the Year 1863, Volume III (New York: D. Appleton & Company, 1869), 809. 

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