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Religious Aspects of the American Civil War

Selected resources at Harvard Divinity School Library

George Sumner Ball: Photo

Photo of George Sumner Ball

George Sumner Ball (May 22, 1822-Sept. 6, 1902) graduated from Meadville Theological School in 1847. He was the minister of the Unitarian Church in Upton, Mass., from 1857 to 1892. He was a chaplain in the 21st Regiment, Massachusetts Infantry (Nov. 11, 1861-Dec. 3, 1862). [Photo: George Sumner Ball, UUA Minister file]

Thomas Wentworth Higginson: Photos

Thomas Wentworth Higginson: Photo

Thomas Wentworth Higginson: Photo

Thomas Wentworth Higginson (Dec. 22, 1832-May 9, 1911) graduated from Harvard College in 1841 and from Harvard Divinity School in 1847. He was ordained on Sept. 15, 1847, and served Unitarian churches in Newburyport (1847-50) and Worcester (Free Church, 1852-58), Massachusetts. He was a Captain in the 51st Regiment, Massachusetts Infantry (Militia), Sept. 1862-Nov. 1862, and Colonel of the 33rd Regiment, United States Colored Infantry (formerly the 1st South Carolina Colored Infantry), Nov. 1862-Oct. 1864. [Original photos: Thomas Wentworth Higginson, UUA Minister file]

John C. Kimball: Photo

Photo of John C. Kimball

John C. Kimball (May 23, 1832-Feb. 16, 1910) graduated from Amherst College in 1854 and from Harvard Divinity School in 1859. He was the minister of the Unitarian Church in Beverly, Mass., from 1859 to 1870. He was a chaplain in the 8th Regiment, Massachusetts Infantry (9 months, 1862-63), (Nov. 8, 1862-Aug. 7, 1863). [Original photo: John C. Kimball, UUA Minister file]

William George Scandlin: Photo

William George Scandlin:Photo

William George Scandlin (Feb. 16, 1828-Mar. 17, 1871) graduated from Meadville Theological School in 1854. He was minister of the Unitarian Church in Grafton, Mass., from 1858 to 1871. He was a chaplain in the 15th Regiment, Massachusetts Infantry (Aug. 5, 1861-Aug. 12, 1862). [Original photo: William George Scandlin, UUA Minister file]

Augustus Woodbury: Photo

Photo of Augustus Woodbury

Augustus Woodbury (Dec. 4, 1825-Nov. 19, 1895) graduated from Harvard Divinity School in 1849. He was the minister of the Westminster Church in Providence from 1857 to 1892. He was a chaplain in the 1st Regiment, Rhode Island Infantry (3 months, 1861), (Apr. 17, 1861-Aug. 2, 1861). [Original photos:Augustus Woodbury, UUA Minister file]

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