Stephen Elliott Jr.

In 1841 Stephen Elliott Jr. was appointed the first Episcopal bishop in Georgia. During the Civil War, Elliott led the movement that formed the Episcopal Church in the Confederate States of America. He was later instrumental in reconciling Northern and Southern churches at the war's end in 1865.

Courtesy of Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries

Courtesy of Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries