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Author Dunn, Durwood, 1943-

Title The Civil War in southern Appalachian Methodism / Durwood Dunn
Published Knoxville : University of Tennessee Press, [2013]
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Description 1 online resource (264 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents ""Contents""; ""Preface""; ""1. Holston Methodism""; ""2. Slavery and Free Blacks""; ""3. Identity through Dissent""; ""4. Confederate Ascendancy""; ""5. Union Triumphant""; ""Epilogue: Unreconstructed""; ""Appendix A: Numbers of Traveling Preachers and Local Preachers, Holston Conference, 1838â??1860""; ""Appendix B: Local Preachers Elected to Deaconâ€?s or Elderâ€?s Orders in the Holston Conference, 1824â??1860""; ""Appendix C: Membership in the Holston Conference, 1824â??1860""; ""Notes""; ""Bibliography""; ""Index""
Summary The Civil War in Southern Appalachian Methodism addresses a much-neglected topic in both Appalachian and Civil War history-the role of organized religion in the sectional strife and the war itself. Meticulously researched, well written, and full of fresh facts, this new book brings an original perspective to the study of the conflict and the region. In many important respects, the actual Civil War that began in 1861 unveiled an internal civil war within the Holston Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South-comprising churches in southwestern Virginia, eastern Tennessee, western No
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 227-248) and index
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Subject Methodist Episcopal Church -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.
Methodist Episcopal Church, South -- History.
Methodist Episcopal Church, South. Holston Conference (Tenn.) -- History.
Methodist Episcopal Church. Holston Conference (Tenn.) -- History.
United States -- Church history -- 19th century.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Influence.
Genre/Form Church history.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1306802946
1621900169 (electronic bk.)
9781621900160 (electronic bk.)