By William C. Kashatus
This designated addition to Civil battle literature examines the broad impression Quaker trust and perform had on Lincoln's judgements relative to slavery, together with his option to emancipate the slaves.
• Explains the serious function Quakers exercised in Lincoln's prosecution of the Civil conflict
• unearths how Quakers hired their historical commitments to abolitionism and pacifism to persuade Lincoln of the need of emancipation, freedmen's aid and schooling, and conscientious objection
• Highlights Lincoln's interactions and correspondence with person British and American Quakers and Quaker groups
• presents readers with vital context essential to comprehend one of many nation's most beneficial humanitarian groups
• contains approximately dozen interval pictures that supply a desirable glimpse into long-ago history
• Examines the Quakers' 150-year campaign opposed to slavery, their efforts to enhance the stipulations of unfastened blacks, and the spiritual ideals that expert these activities