Second Great Awakening Revival "No person seemed to wish to go home - hunger and sleep seemed to affect nobody - eternal things were the vast concern" - American Minute with Bill Federer
In July of 1800, the congregation planned another camp meeting at the Gaspar River. Surpassing their expectations, 8,000 people arrived, some from over 100 miles away: "The power of God seemed to shake the whole assembly. Towards the close of the sermon, the cries of the distressed arose almost as loud as his voice.
After the congregation was dismissed the solemnity increased, till the greater part of the multitude seemed engaged in the most solemn manner ..