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The Story of a Border City During the Civil War

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First-hand account of the Civil War in St. Louis, Missouri. The author was pastor of a Baptist church there.
Hardcover, 369 pages
Published September 1908 by Little, Brown & Co., Boston
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Jan 21, 2012 P.J. Sullivan rated it 5 of 5 stars
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The border city was St. Louis, Missouri. The author was pastor of a Baptist church there during the Civil War. He was pro-Union and anti-slavery, but tried to make his book non-partisan--"an unvarnished tale of what I saw."

Bitterness and paranoia ran high in his community of the loyal and the disloyal--he had both kinds of people in his congregation. He discusses the currents in what people were thinking and feeling. The many factions, such as the Wide-Awakes, the Minute Men, the Charcoals, the...more
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American theologian, Baptist pastor, preacher, professor of theology, president of Dennison College and the Old University of Chicago. Educated at University of Rochester and the Rochester Theological Seminary. Born in New York State in 1832; died in Massachusetts in 1918.
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