Mennonites, Amish, and the American Civil War

Introduction : religion, religious minorities, and the American Civil War -- Politics and peoplehood in a restless republic -- Our country is at war -- Conscription, combat, and Virginia's "war of self-defense," 1861-1862 -- Negotiation and notoriety in Pennsylvania, 1862 -- Patterns...

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Main Authors: Lehman, James O. (Author); Nolt, Steven M. 1968-
Format: Print Book
Language:English
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Published: Baltimore, Md Johns Hopkins University Press 2007
Series/Journal:Young Center books in Anabaptist and Pietist studies
Standardized Subjects / Keyword chains:B Civil War / Pacifism / Mennonites / Amish
Further subjects:B United States History Religious aspects Civil War, 1861-1865
B Anabaptists History 19th century United States
B War Religious aspects Christianity History 19th century
B Amish Political activity History 19th century United States
B Mennonites Political activity History 19th century United States
B Amish Social conditions 19th century United States
B Pacifists History 19th century United States
B Mennonites Social conditions 19th century United States
B United States Politics and government 1861-1865
B United States History Social aspects Civil War, 1861-1865
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Summary:Introduction : religion, religious minorities, and the American Civil War -- Politics and peoplehood in a restless republic -- Our country is at war -- Conscription, combat, and Virginia's "war of self-defense," 1861-1862 -- Negotiation and notoriety in Pennsylvania, 1862 -- Patterns of peace and patriotism in the Midwest -- The fighting comes north, 1862-1863 -- Thaddeus Stevens and Pennsylvania Mennonite politics -- Did Jesus Christ teach men war? -- Resistance and revenge in Virginia, 1863-1864 -- Burning the Shenandoah Valley -- Reconstructed nation, reconstructed peoplehood
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references and index
ISBN:0801886724