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seminary
used in The Killer Angels

21 uses
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Definition
a school for training ministers, priests, or rabbis
  • A preacher from the Seminary began a low, insistent, theological argument with a young lieutenant,
    1.3 — Day 1 Chapter 3 (89% in)
seminary = a school for training ministers

(editor's note:  Seminary Ridge, the place mentioned in this book was given that name because of a Lutheran seminary at that location.)
  • The soldiers coming over the last ridge by the Lutheran Seminary could see across the town to the hills beyond and a winding gray road coming up from the south, and as the first gray troops entered the town there was motion on that southern road: a blur, blue movement, blue cavalry.
    1.3 — Day 1 Chapter 3 (1% in)
  • On the far side of the town there was a red brick building, the stately Seminary, topped with a white cupola.
    1.3 — Day 1 Chapter 3 (5% in)
  • He stopped by the Seminary and had a cup of coffee.
    1.3 — Day 1 Chapter 3 (47% in)
  • He told Gamble to dismount and dig in along the crest of the ridge just past the seminary, facing the Rebs who would come down that road.
    1.3 — Day 1 Chapter 3 (48% in)
  • Buford rode back to the Seminary.
    1.3 — Day 1 Chapter 3 (99% in)
  • He went back inside the Seminary and waited for the firing to begin again before sending his first word to Reynolds.
    1.4 — Day 1 Chapter 4 (47% in)
  • He galloped back to the Seminary and climbed the cupola and gazed back to that southern road, but there was nothing there.
    1.4 — Day 1 Chapter 4 (52% in)
  • He rode back to the Seminary, looked down the road.
    1.4 — Day 1 Chapter 4 (53% in)
  • He rode back toward the Seminary.
    1.4 — Day 1 Chapter 4 (54% in)
  • They began to move out onto the road by the Seminary, regiment after regiment, moving with veteran gloom, veteran silence, steady men, not many boys.
    1.4 — Day 1 Chapter 4 (57% in)
  • The headquarters was in a small stone house on Seminary Ridge.
    1.6 — Day 1 Chapter 6 (72% in)
  • Lee was up on the rise by the Seminary, walking back and forth under the shade trees.
    2.3 — Day 2 Chapter 3 (4% in)
  • Beyond the tavern was a rise-Herr Ridge, Johnston said, a continuation of the ridge leading out from town, facing Seminary Ridge about a mile away, not two miles from the Rocky Hill.
    2.3 — Day 2 Chapter 3 (56% in)
  • He moved finally out through the woods across country in the general direction he knew had to be right and so came at last within sight of that gray tower, that damned rocky hill, but they were under cover of the trees along Seminary Ridge and so there ought to be at least some semblance of surprise.
    2.3 — Day 2 Chapter 3 (62% in)
  • He came out into the open just below the Seminary and he could see Headquarters field filled with smoke and light, hundreds of men, dozens of fires.
    2.5 — Day 2 Chapter 5 (26% in)
  • The moon shone on the white cupola of the seminary across the road- lovely view, good place to see the fight.
    2.6 — Day 2 Chapter 6 (7% in)
  • They were moving into line in the fields behind Seminary Ridge, out of sight of the Union guns.
    3.2 — Day 3 Chapter 2 (3% in)
  • Skirmish firing broke out in the fields below Seminary Ridge; musketry popped in patches of white smoke as the lines felt and probed.
    3.2 — Day 3 Chapter 2 (42% in)
  • Seminary Ridge was thick with trees, but the fields on both sides were bare.
    3.2 — Day 3 Chapter 2 (82% in)
  • Armistead rode with him back into the woods along Seminary Ridge.
    3.4 — Day 3 Chapter 4 (38% in)

There are no more uses of "seminary" in The Killer Angels.

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