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Jewish experience in Indiana before the Civil War

W. William Wimberly

Jewish experience in Indiana before the Civil War

an introduction

by W. William Wimberly

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Published by Indiana Jewish Historical Society in Fort Wayne .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Indiana
    • Subjects:
    • Jews -- Indiana -- History.,
    • Indiana -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby W. William Wimberly, II.
      SeriesPublication of the Indiana Jewish Historical Society ;, no. 6, Publication ... of the Indiana Jewish Historical Society ;, no. 6.
      ContributionsAnti-defamation League. Indiana Regional Office.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF535.J5 W55
      The Physical Object
      Pagination29 p. ;
      Number of Pages29
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4604711M
      LC Control Number77367899

        Join The Immigrants’ Civil War on Facebook. A massive research project is underway to identify Jews who fought in the American Civil War and to catalog their names and biographic information. Previously, in , Simon Wolf published a listing of every Jew he could find information on who served in the Civil War. By John R. Sellers. This is the second year in a four year sesquicentennial celebration of the American Civil War. Across the nation, libraries, museums, historical societies, and numerous related organizations are honoring the participants in this momentous event through publications, exhibitions, lectures, symposia, and the reenactment of individual battles and skirmishes.

      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. Sarna and Adam Mendelsohn assemble for the first time the foremost. American Indian story of the Civil War in one small volume, I do hope this book is a catalyst to encourage people to embrace the inclusion of authentic American Indian interpretation into the contet of this countrys past, present, and future. Edward H. Hall III, ureau of Indian Aflairs ArikaraHidatsa.

      New York’s Jewish Museum mounted a grand exhibit titled “The American Jew in the Civil War.” Fully photographs, documents and objects appeared in the multi-gallery show. The Civil War at NMAJH. Marking the th anniversary of the start of the Civil War. Visit the National Museum of American Jewish History to see the core exhibition's gallery about the Jewish experience during the Civil War, including community debates of slavery and freedom, artifacts related to Jewish soldiers on both sides, and General Grant’s infamous General Orders No.


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2 W. William Wimberly, “The Jewish Experience in Indiana Before the Civil War: An Introduction,” Indiana Jewish Historical Society Publication No.6 (), 6; Carolyn Blackwell, “Jews,” Peopling Indiana, Robert Taylor and Connie McBirney, eds (Indianapolis: Indiana. Book Description: The purpose of this volume is to document as many soldiers as possible who resided in Hancock Co., IN, before, during or after the Civil War.

More than names have been compiled from primary military sources, official Hancock Co. records, newspapers of the era, and numerous secondary sources. During the Civil War, Gen. Ulysses Grant Began Expelling Southern Jews—Until Lincoln Stepped In General Orders No.

11 gave Jewish people just. A Researcher’s Guide to Civil War Materials at the Indiana Historical Society was created in with the start of the th anniversary of the war. The IHS also served as a member of the Indiana Civil War Sesquicentennial Committee for Indiana’s Civil War Sesquicentennial Commemoration.

During the Civil War, Indiana raised aboutmen for the Union. Their records can be found in state records shown on this page, unit records which may be found on the military unit pages (see below for links), or federal records. For ideas on how to begin searching for your Civil War ancestor, see Beginning United States Civil War Research.

About the Civil War Envelope Exhibit. The Civil War envelopes in this exhibit were chosen from several collections in the Manuscript Section of the Indiana State Library.

All of the envelopes in the exhibit were in support of the Union as Indiana was a Northern state in the War.

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. The Civil War, also saw the appointment of the first official Jewish chaplain in the US Army, Rev.

Jacob Frankel of Philadelphia's Congregation Rodeph Shalom, on Septem While Catholic chaplains had been appointed first during the Mexican–American War, to serve the needs of the large influx of Irish immigrant enlistments, the same had not been accomplished for Jewish Americans.

Like their gentile neighbors, North and South, Jewish women figured in the history of the Civil War (–) in two ways. As the wives, mothers, and daughters of men in military service, they shouldered a range of responsibilities brought on by wartime exigencies.

As community activists, they involved themselves in home-front activities to minister to the soldiers directly and to raise. 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 the Christian-oriented abolitionist movement. What People Get Wrong About the History of American Judaism Before the Civil War Touro Synagogue National Historic Site pictured in The.

Robert Rosen’s engaging essay on Jewish Confederates comes from the subject’s premier historian. In his prescient introduction, Adam Mendelsohn pays homage to the scholars who paved the way to understanding the Jewish experience of the Civil War, including Isaac Markens, Bertram W.

Korn, Max Kohler and Simon Wolf. 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.

A panel discussion was held on the experiences of Jewish men and women during the U.S. Civil War. Professor Zola, who was a member of the academic advisory council of the Abraham Lincoln.

Many of these egregious policies were slowly reversed after the Civil War, but discrimination and legal obfuscations continued well into the mid-twentieth century. Indiana and the Civil War.

The Civil War permanently altered the course of the United States, and Indiana’s unique role in the conflict underscored these drastic changes. The American Jewish Experience: A Reader (2d ed., ).

Primary sources may be found in Jacob R. Marcus, The Jew in the American World: A Source Book () and Morris U. Schappes, A Documentary History of the Jews in the United States, (3rd ed., ).Jewish Military Cemetery for Confederate Soldiers "The American Jew as Patriot, Soldier and Citizen" by Simon Wolf: Isaac J.

Levy, 46th Virginia Infantry: A Black Jewish Officer in the Civil War: Joseph Goldsmith, unofficial Confederate "chaplain" "Sketches From the Seat of War" by "A Jewish Soldier" Maj.

Alexander Hart, 5th Louisiana Infantry.Indiana County in the Civil War Era Historical studies of the Civil War often focus on the abolitionist fire-eater writings found in sectional publications which fueled the coming of the war, the activities of generals and soldiers fighting in bloody battles, or the political maneuvering of politicians in Washington, DC and Richmond, Virginia.