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Brooklyn's Plymouth Church in the Civil War Era

A Ministry of Freedom

Brooklyn's Plymouth Church in the Civil War Era( )
Author: Decker, Frank
Assisted by: Rosebrooks, Lois
Series title:Civil War Ser.
ISBN:978-1-60949-810-8
Publication Date:Sep 2013
Publisher:Arcadia Publishing
Imprint:History Press, The
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $19.99
Book Description:

As the financial capital of the nation, Manhattan had close ties and strong sympathies with the South. But across the East River in Brooklyn stood a bastion of antislavery sentiment--Plymouth Church--led by Henry Ward Beecher. He guided his congregants in a crusade against the institution. They held mock slave auctions, raised money to purchase freedom for slaves and sent guns--nicknamed Beecher's Bibles"--to those struggling for a free Kansas. Harriet Beecher Stowe, Beecher's sister,...
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Pages:160
Detailed Subjects: Religion / Christian Church / History
History / United States / Civil War Period (1850-1877)
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 0.31 Inches
Book Weight:0.6 Pounds

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