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U.S. Christian Commission

U.S. Christian Commission

a delegate"s story

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Published by s.n.] in [Philadelphia? .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Religious aspects

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesSelected Americana from Sabin"s Dictionary of books relating to America, from its discovery to the present time -- 9669
    ContributionsUnited States Christian Commission
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination8 p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16844427M

    The U.S. Christian Commission's Library and Literacy Programs for the Union Military Forces in the Civil War David M. Hovde Prior to the s library services to military personnel were generally left up to concerned civilian organizations and personnel within the various military camps, posts, ports, and ships. For example, in the fiscal year end. Book digitized by Google from the library of the University of Michigan and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. Notes Caption title: A national movement for organizing Ladies' Christian Commissions.

    On H-Net, David Raney wrote about Gettysburg and the Christian Commission, saying: "Hoisington has enriched our understanding of the United States Christian Commission, one of the least-known and least-understood participants in the American Civil War." ISBN 6 x 9 inches, illustrated, pages, softbound cover $ The Commission setup a number of coffee‐wagons to compete with sutlers, who sold liquor, and established “special diet” kitchens for the sick and convalescent. When it disbanded the U.S. Christian Commission estimated that it had expended .

    Record of the Federal Dead: Buried from Libby, Belle Isle, Danville & Camp Lawton Prisons, and at City Point, and in the Field Before Petersburg and . The Christian Commission distributed thousands of Christian tracts, Bibles, and pamphlets to the soldiers, and provided them with additional reading material by operating portable libraries. Its volunteers also distributed medical supplies to field hospitals, assisted surgeons on the battlefields, wrote letters home for the sick and wounded.


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