The Scotch-Irish settlers of Eastern Ohio, with their fierce clannishness and strong ties to Presbyteriansim, had definite attitudes about slavery and the Civil War.
This is their story, from the Forks of the Yough to the "killing fields" of Georgia, as they followed "the Covenant of Christ" into the horrors of war. Much of the material is from private journals, soldier letters, private research, and a rare "Underground Railroad" diary.
A People Set Apart is written by Dr. Lorle Porter, award-winning historian and author from New Concord, Ohio.
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