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The Assault on Elisha Green : Race and Religion in a Kentucky Community

The Assault on Elisha Green : Race and Religion in a Kentucky Community

Author: Randolph Paul Runyon
Publisher: Lexington : University Press of Kentucky, 2021.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
"On June 8, 1883, Rev. Elisha Green was traveling by train from Maysville to Paris, Kentucky. At Millersburg, about forty students from the Millersburg Female College crowded onto the train, accompanied by their music teacher, Frank L. Bristow, and the college president, George T. Gould. Gould grabbed the reverend by the shoulder and ordered him to give up his seat. When Green refused, Bristow and Gould assaulted  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Trials, litigation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Runyon, Randolph Paul.
Assault on Elisha Green.
Lexington : University Press of Kentucky, ©2021
Named Person: Elisha Green; Frank L Bristow; George T Gould; George T Gould; Frank L Bristow; Elisha Green
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Randolph Paul Runyon
ISBN: 9780813152400 0813152402 9780813152455 0813152453
OCLC Number: 1265461056
Description: 1 online resource (261 pages)
Contents: Introduction On the Auction Block I Desired to Read the Word of God More Than One Path to Freedom I Belong to Mr. Green The Interests of My People The Confederacy or the Church? Millersburg Beckons An Accusation Dodged Let the Past Be Buried Copperheads and Pearly Gates Delicacy, Refinement, Propriety June 8, 1883, and Its Aftermath Go West Rebellious Flocks The Buzzards Gather The Rise and Fall of the Independent Temple The Venerable Pastor Afterword Bibliography
Responsibility: Randolph Paul Runyon.


One man's pursuit of justice over violence and racism in the nineteenth century.  Read more...


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