Exile in Erin: A Confederate Chaplain's Story: The Life of Father John B. Bannon

Exile in Erin: A Confederate Chaplain's Story: The Life of Father John B. Bannon

by William S. J. Faherty


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781883982478
Publisher: Missouri History Museum Press
Publication date: 10/01/2002
Edition description: 1
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

William Barnaby Faherty, S.J., is Professor Emeritus in history at Saint Louis University. He is the author of numerous books, including The St. Louis Irish: An Unmatched Celtic Community, Moon Launches, and St. Louis: A Concise History.

Table of Contents

1.Early Years2
2.St. Louis: Church and Community8
3.Early Years in St. Louis14
4.The Nation Walks to the Brink26
5.Father Bannon Goes "South"42
6.Curtis Moves into Arkansas52
7.The Greatest Battle of the Trans-Mississippi60
8.Reminiscing About Pea Ridge66
9.Changing Fronts74
10.Luka and Second Corinth90
11.Vicksburg: Citadel above the River102
12.How Great a Chaplain?116
13.Confederate Agent126
14.Whither the Call?140
15.Reorientation in Erin144
16.Into the "Heart of the Irish Church"150
17.By Train or by "Bian"160
18."A Pulpit Orator of the First Rank"172
19."The Only Possible Candidate"188
20.A Time of Jubilees198
21."Furl the Banner"206
Photo Credits233
About the Author239
Further Reading240

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