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While God is marching on : the religious world of Civil War soldiers  Cover Image Book Book

While God is marching on : the religious world of Civil War soldiers / Steven E. Woodworth.

Summary:

The American Civil War not only pitted brother against brother but Christian against Christian. This is a study of soldiers' religious beliefs and how they influenced the course of that tragic conflict. It shows how Christian teaching and practice shapedthe worldview of soldiers on both sides.

Record details

  • ISBN: 0700610995 (alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 9780700610990 (alk. paper)
  • Physical Description: xii, 394 p. ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: Lawrence : University Press of Kansas, c2001.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 345-364) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
The Religious Heritage and Beliefs of the Civil War Soldiers -- "In Such a Country as This" Christianity in America Before the Civil War -- "A Merciful Providence" The Actions of a Sovereign God -- "In the Light of God's Throne and the Presence of Jesus" The Life to Come -- "Peace with God" The Way of Salvation -- "His Grace Is Ever Sufficient for Me" The Christian Life -- The Civil War Soldiers, Their Religion, and the Conflict -- "We Are the Sword in the Hand of God" Northern Christians View the Early Stages of the War -- "God Has Favored Our Cause" Southern Christians View the Early Stages of the War -- "The Boys Love Him as a Father" Civil War Chaplains -- "To Labor for the Souls of Their Fellow-Men" Army Missionaries and the U.S. Christian Commission -- "In the Thickest of the Fight" Religion in the Camp and on the Battlefield, 1861-1862 -- "A Great Revolution Has Been Wrought" Religion in the Camp and on the Battlefield, 1862-1863 -- "If We Fall on the Field of Strife" Religion in the Camp and on the Battlefield, 1864-1865 -- "God Has Chastened Us" Northern Christians View the Concluding Stages of the War -- "The Lord Has Forsaken His People" Southern Christians View the Concluding Stages of the War -- "We Shall Not Easily Forget" The Soldiers' Religion and the Impact of the Civil War.
Subject: United States > History > Civil War, 1861-1865 > Religious aspects.
Soldiers > Religious life > United States > History > 19th century.
War > Religious aspects > Christianity > History > 19th century.
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