Where They Lie: The Story of the Jewish Soldiers of the North and South Whose Deaths - Killed, Mortally Wounded or Died of Disease or Other Causes - Occurred During the Civil War, 1861-1865 - Someone Should Say Kaddish

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Overview

Provides a thorough description of the role Jews played in the American Civil War, and proves that the contributions of these soldiers far exceeded what has been previously believed. The author meticulously documents Jewish fatalities in all the major Civil War battles, the places of final repose for these men, and the circumstances of their deaths and relevant documents. Where They Lie is an impressive and moving living document for these soldiers.
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Editorial Reviews

Michigan Jewish History
...an indispensable researcher's tool, and a'must' for the library of anyone who is interested in Jewish American history, or is a Civil War 'Buff'.
Civil War News
The author has done a commendable job of researching the topic. This volume can be recommended to Jewish Civil War buffs and students of Jewish history.
CHOICE
The importance of this book lies in the fact that it fills a gap in the history of American Jews....The book also features personal letters as well as official testimonies. Thus, Young has compiled a record that adds to materials documenting human aspects of the Civil War.
AJL Newsletter
An engrossing study of Jewish Americana. Useful for both the circulating and reference collections.
Civil War News - U.S. Military Academy ASSEMBLY
Mel Young's work should be given to every American Jewish child. They need to know that in our nation's most difficult days, fighting Jews were there.
The Jewish Veteran - Kenneth J. Leinwand
Having served as the VII Corps Jewish Chaplain during Operation Desert Shield-Desert Storm, I have come to appreciate more acutely the role of the Jewish soldier in combat operations. Mel Young's portrait... has brought to light an important segment of American Jewish history....
The Jewish Veteran - Alain D. Satin
...a unique contribution...
Choice
The importance of this book lies in the fact that it fills a gap in the history of American Jews....The book also features personal letters as well as official testimonies. Thus, Young has compiled a record that adds to materials documenting human aspects of the Civil War.
Ajl Newsletter
An engrossing study of Jewish Americana. Useful for both the circulating and reference collections.
American Jewish Archives Journal
We can read Mel Young's volume as a way of honoring those Jewish dead who answered the call of North and South and made the ultimate sacrifice.
— ASSEMBLY, U.S. Military Academy
St. Louis Jewish Light
...thoughtful, sensitive and fascinating accounts....
— ASSEMBLY, U.S. Military Academy
America's Civil War Magazine
...told lovingly, reverently....Included within Young's study are letters, battle reports, maps, newspaper accounts, photographs of gravestones and individuals, military service records and Jewish Medal of Honor winners. A masterful attempt is made to frame each death in the general circumstances of the war....
— ASSEMBLY, U.S. Military Academy
The Jewish Veteran
...a unique contribution...
— Alain D. Satin, Hebrew Union College
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780819181091
  • Publisher: University Press of America
  • Publication date: 12/28/1990
  • Pages: 332
  • Product dimensions: 9.21 (w) x 6.14 (h) x 0.75 (d)

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