Before the American Civil War, the Borough of Gettysburg had long had a strong Catholic presence, and the parish of St. Francis Xavier. Then when the armies of the Union and the Confederacy came to town, Catholics played key roles whether as soldiers, doctors, nurses, or chaplains.
- Catholic presence at Battle of Gettysburg still shines 150 years later – Catholic Philly
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