Mennonites Amish and the American Civil War

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During the Civil War, the Mennonites and Amish faced dilemmas that tested the very core of their faith. How could they oppose both slavery and the war to end it? How could they remain outside the conflict without entering the American mainstream to secure legal conscientious objector status? In the North, living this ethical paradox marked them as ambivalent participants to the Union cause; in the South, it marked them as clear traitors.

 

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Weight 24 oz
Authors

James O. Lehman & Steven M. Nolt

Publication Date

2007

Format

Hardcover with Dustjacket

Pagecount

353

ISBN

978-0-8018-8672-0

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