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Edward Payson Roe (1838–1888)


American clergyman and author. Remembered for his book about the Great Chicago Fire, "Barriers Burned Away" (1872). See more trivia »

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Book: "Barriers Burned Away" (filmed as Barriers Burned Away (1925), Barriers Burned Away (1911))

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In 1862, during the American Civil War, he became chaplain to the Second New York Harris Light Cavalry. Two years later Roe transferred to Hampton, Virginia to minister the wounded and sick soldiers at the Union hospital there. See more »

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