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William M. Beard essays

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William M. Beard essays, 1952 July 26
Title
William M. Beard essays
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1952 July 26
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eng
Summary
Essays, 26 July 1952, written by William M. Beard (1888-1976), Commander-in-Chief of the Sons of Confederate Veterans, and an unidentified author, on religion in the Confederacy. The essays were written in commemoration of the 91st Manassas Battlefield celebration. Topics include support of the Confederacy by various denominations, the suffering endured by their congregations, destruction to their churches, the clergy's loyal oratory and their service in the Confederate army, the spirit of piety in its troops, and the work of Archbishop Jean-Marie Odin (1800-1870), as well as the American Bible Society
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William M. Beard was born in Williamsport, Maryland on 21 March 1888. He graduated from Dickinson College (1912), received his master's degree at Pennslyvania State University, and earned a LL.B. degree from Rutgers University. Beard practiced law in Westfield, New Jersey. He was Commander-in-Chief of the Sons of Confederate Veterans. William M. Beard died on 27 August 1976, and is buried in River View Cemetery in Williamsport, Maryland.
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William M. Beard essays
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  • The Library of Virginia
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15
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Crown Collectibles
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001678494
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leaves.

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