"I Prayed and Sung in Every Tent": Israel F. Silvers, U.S. Christian Commission Delegate from New Jersey
Perrone explores the newest additions to Rutgers’ Civil War manuscript collections: two United StatesChristian Commission diaries and related documents of Israel F. Silvers (1832–1864) of Pennington,New Jersey, which were donated to Special Collections and University Archives, Rutgers UniversityLibraries by Israel Silvers’ descendants in 2014. Despite its importance to the Northern war effort, only a few studies have been done of the Christian Commission, and almost nothing has been written on the Christian Commission in New Jersey or about New Jersey delegates. The acquisition of the Israel Silvers collection will make a small contribution towards filling these gaps.
Copyright for articles published in this journal is retained by the authors, with first publication rights granted to the journal. By virtue of their appearance in this open access journal, articles are free to use, with proper attribution, in educational and other non-commercial settings. The author has agreed to the journal author's agreement.
As of Vol 50, No 2 (1988), all articles in this journal are licensed under aCreative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-NoDerivs 4.0 United States License