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Author: Smith, Elmer L.
Year: 1970
Title: Broadside to the Brethren
Book Title: Valley Folklore - 1970
Editor: Smith, Elmer L.
Publisher: Elmer L. Smith
City: Harrisonburg, Va.
Pages: 31-32
Keywords: 1. Civil War, 1861-1865 - Church of the Brethren. 2. Civil War, 1861-1865 - Conscientious objectors. 3. Civil War, 1861-1865 - Mennonites. 4. Conscientious objectors - Civil War, 1861-1865. 5. Church of the Brethren - Civil War, 1861-1865. 6. Mennonites - Civil War, 1861-1865.
Abstract: Smith notes the Brethren and Mennonite opposition to fighting in the Civil War and prints the text of a broadside dated March 31, 1862 in which all militia in Rockingham County are to report for duty. The Brethren (Tunkers) and Mennonites are noted as to be used as teamsters, etc.
Location: JMU