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Manly Deeds - Womanly Words: History of the 6th Regiment Maryland Infantry

By: James Fisher

Price: $21.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: 2003

Seller ID: F0824

ISBN: 1585498246

Condition: 207 pages, 5.5x8.5, 2003, 5.5x8.5, paper, index, 207 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


The 6th Maryland Regiment Maryland Infantry was part of the 6th Corps, the most famous Corps in the Union Army. Until now, little has been written about this regiment’s contribution, yet on the actual battlefields, there are markers designating their position and participation. To correct this oversight, the author spent three years gleaning information from official records, diaries, letters and newspaper articles. The research for this book also led to the creation of the 6th Regiment of Maryland Infantry Descendant’s Association whose members contributed valuable information. ... View more info

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Communion of Immigrants: A History of Catholics in America

By: James T. Fisher

Price: $12.95

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 2002

Seller ID: 154962

ISBN: 0195154967

Condition: 200 pages, 5 1/2 x 8 1/4, 15 b/w illus., paperback, Oxford University Press


Catholicism has grown from a suppressed and persecuted outsiders' religion in the American colonies to become the nation's single largest denomination. James Fisher surveys more than four centuries of Catholics' involvement in American history, starting his narrative with one of the first Spanish expeditions to Florida, in 1528. He follows the transformation of Catholicism into one of America's most culturally and ethnically diverse religions, including the English Catholics' early settlement in Maryland, the Spanish missions to the Native Americans, the Irish and German poor who came in searc... View more info