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267.15 mis Wisbey Soldiers without swords

55-13262

267.15 W81s 55-13262 Wisbey $4.00 Soldiers without swords

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public libraryKansascity,

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Soldiers

Without Swords

THE MACMILLAN COMPANY NEW YORK CHICAGODALLAS

ATLANTA

LONDON

SAN FRANCISCO MANILA

THE MACMILLAN COMPANYOF CANADA, LIMITEDTORONTO

SOLDIERS

WITHOUT SWORDSAHistory ofintJie

the.

Salvation

Army

United States

BY HERBERT

A. WISBEY, JR.

New

York

THE MACMILLAN COMPANY

COPYRIGHT

1955

BY HERBERT A. WISBEY,

JR.

PUBLISHED SIMULTANEOUSLY IN CANADA

no part of this book may be reproduced in any form without permission in writing from the publisher, except by a reviewer who wishes to quote brief passages in connection with a review written for inclusion in magazine or newspaper.All rights reservedFirst Printing

PRINTED IN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

Prcfc

ace

The

an organization familiar to most Americans. Seventy-five years of unselfish service in the United States have earned for it a reputation for "doing good." Beyond this general conSalvation

Army

is

cept few people know very much about the basic objectives, the scope of activities, or the historical development of the organization.

Thedistinct

story of the Salvation

Army

in the

United States forms a

and unique chapter in the history of the international organization. This book was written to provide a concise, accurate,objective history of the Salvation Army in the United States that would be of use both to Salvationists and to students of American

and religious history. The research and writing that have gone into this work were spread over a period of eight years, and during that time the authorsocial

received aid and encouragement from many quarters. Without the cooperation of the Salvation Army, this book could not have beenwritten; and

my

greatest debt

is

to the

many

individual Salvation

Army

sources.

who furnished information not available from printed The encouragement given by Professor Allan Nevins, of Columbia University, was invaluable. The late Don Pitt, formerofficers

head of the Salvationtire

Army National

Research Bureau, read the en-

manuscript and made numerous helpful suggestions. I wish to acknowledge the friendly and courteous assistance of

members of the Columbia University Library, Union Theological Seminary Library, New York Public Library, Rose Memorialthe staff

Library of

University, the Library of the Salvation Army (Eastern Territory), and the editors and staff of Training College the Eastern Territory War Cry.

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