Frederick Rinehart Anspach
He graduated from the Pennsylvania College, Gettysburg, in 1839, and at the Lutheran Theological Seminary in 1841. He was pastor for nine years of the churches of Barren Hill and White Marsh, and subsequently at Hagerstown, Maryland.
A sermon delivered on the occasion of the death of Henry Clay was his first publication. His Sons of the Sires, Sepulchres of our Departed (Philadelphia, 1854), The Two Pilgrims (1857), and other works appeared in rapid succession. In 1857, he moved to Baltimore, where he became a contributor to the Lutheran Observer, and in 1858 its principal editor, in which office he continued till 1861.
- This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain: Wilson, James Grant; Fiske, John, eds. (1900). "Anspach, Frederick Rinehart". Appletons' Cyclopædia of American Biography. New York: D. Appleton.
- The sons of the sires: a history of the rise, progress, and destiny of the American Party, and its probable influence on the next presidential election. Philadelphia: Lippincott, Grambo & Co. 1855. On the Know Nothing Party.