With that change in his spiritual life came an even more dramatic change in his temporal life: all symptoms of PTSD left him, as far as he can remember, on that day. It was a genuine miracle, in my opinion. He would lead a successful mission, applying the leadership skills he had developed in the battlefield as a leader of 50 men, and help bring many souls to Christ.
(Slightly updated and corrected on July 3, 2012. A related post with a little more detail and a different angle will be published soon at The Nauvoo Times.)