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Polly Peterson is the author of Stirring the Nation's Heart: Eighteen Stories of Prophetic Unitarians and Universalists of the 19th Century (UUA, 2010) as well as several biographical stories for the UUA's Tapestry of Faith curriculum. She is a member of First Parish in Concord, Massachusetts.


Robert Gould Shaw and his regiment of 'hope and glory'
25-year-old Unitarian led the first regiment of free blacks in the Union Army.
By Polly Peterson 11.7.11