Catholics, including the Daughters of Charity and St. Francis Xavier church were heavily involved in the Civil War battle of Gettysburg.
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Elizabeth Ann Seton was a wealthy socialite and then a convert. She founded parochial education and the daughters of charity, and is the first American-born saint.
John Dubois was friend to Robespierre, Patrick Henry, and Lafayette, founded Mount St. Mary’s in Emmitsburg and fought trusteeism as bishop of New York.