American Jewry and the Civil War

by Bertram Wallace Korn

Publisher: Atheneum in New York

Written in English
Published: Pages: 329 Downloads: 417
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Edition Notes

Includes bibliography.

StatementBertram W. Korn. Introd. by Allan Nevins
SeriesA Temple book
The Physical Object
Paginationlxiii, 329 p.
Number of Pages329
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26883941M

  In his article, “A Tribe Apart: Jews of the American South” (The Jewish Press), Jason Maoz said that Jews still of the Civil War era tended to treat blacks with an empathy that was unusual in the South at that time, but that the persecution of slaves served as a distraction from anti-semitism. To me, that sounds a lot like the kid that.   Local communities in both the North and South mobilized efforts to organize and equip the armies of the Civil War. In August, , the Jewish community of Chicago met in a series of meetings at the Concordia Club to organize a Jewish company for a new Illinois regiment to be comprised of German and Scandinavian immigrants under the command of Colonel Frederick Hecker. This category is for articles on history books with the American Civil War () as a topic. Pages in category "History books about the American Civil War" The following 41 pages are in . The key volume on the Civil War is Bertram W. Korn, American Jewry and the Civil War (2d. ed., ). Because most of the contemporary American Jewish community descends from Eastern European Jewish immigrants, much of the literature of American Jewish history documents their story.

The Shapell Roster is the first-ever comprehensive data archive documenting the Jewish soldiers who served in the American Civil War. Over the course of ten years, Shapell Manuscript Foundation researchers unearthed a treasure trove of information on Union and Confederate Jews during the Civil War era, giving life to a buried record of the Jewish-immigrant experience and American patriotism.   American Civil War, four-year war (–65) fought between the United States and 11 Southern states that seceded to form the Confederate States of America. It arose out of disputes over slavery and states’ rights. When antislavery candidate Abraham Lincoln was elected president (), the Southern states seceded. Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My libraryMissing: Civil War. JOSEPH E. JOHNSTON, A Civil War Biography, THE CIVIL WAR IN CULTURE David Blight. RACE AND REUNION: The Civil War in American Memory, Alice Fahs. THE IMAGINED CIVIL WAR: Popular Literature of the North & South, , Drew Gilpin Faust. THIS REPUBLIC OF SUFFERING: Death and the American Civil War, Stephen Railton.

  The jews then proceeded to use their ownership of printing, book publications, and mass media to re-write the truth: American Revolution and The Civil War were JEW WARS. And so it goes, the jews continue to foment and start wars constantly (WWI, WWII, Korea, Vietnam, Iraq, Afghanistan et al) – insinuating the U.S. military into each and.

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When the War came, the Rabbis of the North offered prayers for the preservation of the Union, and the Southern Rabbis for the Confedecary; and at least one Rabbi offered prayers for both sides.

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The Jewish Confederates is a history book authored by Robert N. Rosen about Jewish citizens of the Confederate States of America who served in the Confederate States Army (CSA) during the American Civil War of – As they made up just % of the CSA, their story had not been heavily researched before Rosen, a Jewish lawyer in Charleston, South Carolina with a master's Genre: American history.

American Radicals: How Nineteenth-Century Protest Shaped the Nation Civil Rights, free love and anti-war protests have become synonymous with the s, but in American Radicals, Holly Jackson, an. Jews and the Civil War: A Reader edited by Jonathan D.

Sarna and Adam Mendelsohn, New York University Press,$ On Decemin the midst of his trying Mississippi Campaign, Ulysses S. Grant issued what was probably the most repugnant order of his military career. American Jewry and the Civil War. [Bertram Wallace Korn] Long considered a noteworthy title on the Jewish role in early American history this book focuses on the Jewish community as a whole during the tumultuous years of the war.

The American Civil War () was a civil war in the United States of America. Eleven Southern slave states declared their secession from the United States and formed the Confederate States of America, also known as "the Confederacy". Jews Caused the Civil War – Part 4 The book which revealed this bit of information on pagealso carried this quotation: “It is under those bloody banners {religious massacres in Europe} of 6, Roman Catholic priest, Jesuits and Bishops, in the United States, and marching to the conquest of this republic, backed by their seven.

At least 8, Jewish soldiers fought for the Union and Confederacy during the Civil War. A few served together in Jewish companies while most fought alongside Christian comrades. Yet even as they stood “shoulder-to-shoulder” on the front lines, they encountered unique Jews and the Civil War, Jonathan D.

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Inin the midst of the Civil War, General Ulysses S. Grant ordered every Jew in his military district covering a large section of the central Southern states to leave within 24 hours.

All Other Nights is a Civil War story of espionage and counter-espionage in which the main characters--the spies (and their families)--are Jews.

Judah Benjamin, the Confederate Secretary of State, also makes an appearance. The novel begins with the nineteen-years-old protagonist, Jacob Rappaport, running away and joining the Union army after his father tries to force an arranged /5.

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American Jewry and the Civil War. Marietta, Ga.: R. Bemis Pub.,© Anti-Semitism in Civil War Days American Jewry and the Civil War. by Bertram Wallace Korn. With an introduction by Allan Nevins. Jewish Publication Society of America. $ Rabbi Korn has gathered in this volume the fruits of years of earnest research.

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Korn displays no partisan bias, neither "Union" nor "Confederate", neither "Orthodox" nor "Pluralistic."5/5(2). Jews were among the supporters of each side of the American Civil War. SomeJews lived in the United States at the time of the American Civil War, about percent of the population.

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Jewish-American U.S. Civil War Veterans by Lynn Berkowitz. This database is taken from an directory published by Simon Wolf, entitled The American Jew as Patriot, Soldier and Citizen (Philadelphia: The Levytype Company, ).

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On that day inin the midst of the Civil War, Union general Ulysses S. Grant issued his infamous "General Order # 11," expelling all Jews "as a class" from his conquered territories within 24 hours.The Civil War divided Jews as it did all Americans. Southern Jews supported the Confederacy; Northern Jews favored the Union.

Prior to the war, Jews as a group never took a public stand on slavery. Although many shared antislavery opinions, they viewed Author: Norman H. Finkelstein.