Religion and the American Civil War

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Index
Abolitionism, 24, 44, 46, 49, 74, 76; and free-soilers, 80, 83; critics of, 90; 94; Lincoln and, 216; as godless according to South, 302; as "monster heresy," 329; as fanaticism, 337; response to, 347, immediate, 360, 377
Adams, Charles Francis, 222, 362
Adolphus, Gustavus, 299, 303
African Americans, 25; religion of, 33, 53; hermeneutics of, 60, 64; as recently fixed, 125; and civil rights, 176, 263; and colonization, 302; as Christians, 304-05; and secularism, 364; and self- determination, 366; education of, 379
Ahlstrom, Sydney, 28, 89
Alcott, Louisa May, 232, 237
American Baptist Home Mission Society, 170; and Negroes, 366
American Baptist Mission Society, 411
American Revolution, spirit of, 47-48; and legitimacy of, 121; and Christian God, 122; and God's order, 145
Andover Seminary, 59, 77
Anglicanism, 24; high church, 47
Antietam, 27; National Cemetery at, 261- 63; and anonymous dead, 286; 301
Appomattox, and Lee's surrender, 155, 189, 194, 197, 341, 397
Army and Navy Herald, 132, 133, 137
Army and Navy Messenger, 132-33, 143
Army of the Potomac, 24, 266
Atlanta, siege of, 138; Fall of, 147; and victory claims, 49, 150, 197
Authority, as legitimate, 82; in professional life, 112; contempt for, 119; war as example of its breakdown, 120
Bacon, Leonard, 74, 94-95
Baird, Robert, 113-16
Baptists, 48, 56, 77, 91; split of, 79, 91, 113, 141; and dominating colportage, 171; of postbellum era, 178, 301, 374-75
Barnes, Albert, 44, 51, 76; as abolitionist, 78
Barry, Commodore, 283-84
Beecher, Henry Ward, 23, 30, 4549; rhetoric of, 50, 51, 110, 116, 121; on Jackson's death, 194, 234, 337, 396
Benevolent Empire, 169, 179
Bennett, William, 141, 298-99, 301-02, 304
Bercovitch, Sacvan, 219, 324
Beulah, 241-42
Bible, slavery in, 22, 37, 43-54; authority of, 53, 56, 60, 77, 74, 83; and Confederate history, 146; and lessons on repentance, 151; in Lincoln's Second Inaugural Address, 212, 232-33, 409
Biblical Repertory and Princeton Review, 95
Blacks. See African Americans.
Blanchard, Jonathan, 51
Booth, John Wilkes, 210
Boynton, C. B., 123-24
Breckinridge, Robert, of Kentucky, 59- 60; for Union, 100

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