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Gettysburg religion : refinement, diversity, and race in the Antebellum and Civil War border north

Author: Stephen L Longenecker
Publisher: New York : Fordham University Press, 2014.
Series: North's Civil War.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In the borderland between freedom and slavery, Gettysburg remains among the most legendary Civil War landmarks. A century and a half after the great battle, Cemetery Hill, the Seminary and its ridge, and the Peach Orchard remain powerful memories for their embodiment of the small-town North and their ability to touch themes vital to nineteenth-century religion. During this period, three patterns became particularly  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Livres électroniques
Church history
History
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen L Longenecker
OCLC Number: 904311917
Notes: Titre de l'écran-titre (visionné le 24 févr. 2015).
TRAITEMENT SOMMAIRE.
Description: 1 ressource en ligne (264 p.).
Contents: Machine generated contents note: --
Acknowledgements --
Preface --
Introduction --
Divertimento: Samuel Simon and Catherine Steenbergen Schmucker --
Chapter 1. Town and Region --
Divertimento: Salome "Sallie" Myers --
Chapter 2. Refinement: In Theory --
Chapter 3. Refinement: In Practice --
Divertimento: The Codoris --
Chapter 4. Diversity: Ethnicity and Doctrine --
Divertimento: Abraham and Elizabeth Brien --
Chapter 5. Diversity: Race --
Divertimento: Mary and Joseph Sherfy --
Chapter 6. War --
Conclusion --
Appendix A. Thaddeus Stevens --
Appendix B. Coda --
Bibliography --
Notes.
Series Title: North's Civil War.
Responsibility: Steve L. Longenecker.

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Brings to life the religious history of a small and famous town and the surrounding area, the Border North. The theme is that Gettysburg religion reveals much about larger American society, often  Read more...

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