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Re: [civilwarwest] Re: Help me out with some reseach...

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  • James L. Choron
    Tracy, Thank you SIR! I ll be waiting to hear from you. It s amazing how little real information is out there on Benjamin considering the contributions that he
    Message 1 of 7 , Aug 31, 2004
      Tracy,

      Thank you SIR! I'll be waiting to hear from you. It's amazing how little
      real information is out there on Benjamin considering the contributions that
      he made before the war, to the Confederacy during the war, and his career in
      England afterward.

      Jim


      ----- Original Message -----
      From: <tlind1@...>
      To: <civilwarwest@yahoogroups.com>
      Sent: Tuesday, August 31, 2004 9:49 PM
      Subject: [civilwarwest] Re: Help me out with some reseach...


      > Jim,
      >
      > I'll check later this afternoon. If it contains what you need I'll
      > see what I can do. It is a very old paperback that probably has been
      > sitting in a basement for 20 years..Very fragile..
      >
      > Kindest Regards,
      > Tracey
      >
      >
      > --- In civilwarwest@yahoogroups.com, "James L. Choron"
      > <Lord_Jim@m...> wrote:
      > > Tracy,
      > >
      > > Please do, and if it's not much trouble could you scan any
      > sections about
      > > him for me and show the page numbers? I badly need references. The
      > Jewish
      > > contribution to both the Union and Confederacy is a vastly
      > overlooked issue
      > > and is of, I think, significant historical notice. The Civil War
      > was the
      > > first American war to see a significant Jewish contribution to the
      > war
      > > effort, and for Jews, mostly recent immigrants at that time, the
      > first time
      > > that any of them had a country that they loved enough to fight
      > for, whether
      > > it was for the North or South. America gave Jews, in general, a
      > new start,
      > > regardless of where they settled, in a place where it wasn't a
      > slander to be
      > > called a Jew, or be in fear of thier lives from those around them,
      > at least
      > > not in the same manner that it was in the places they left.
      > >
      > > Jim
      > >
      > > ----- Original Message -----
      > > From: <tlind1@y...>
      > > To: <civilwarwest@yahoogroups.com>
      > > Sent: Tuesday, August 31, 2004 6:22 PM
      > > Subject: [civilwarwest] Re: Help me out with some reseach...
      > >
      > >
      > > > I also have an older book called "Jewry in the Civil War" which I
      > > > have not read (was givento me by a gentleman cleaning out his
      > > > basement). I don't know if it mentions Benjamin or not.
      > > >
      > > > Will check.
      > > >
      > > > kindest regards,
      > > > Tracey
      > > >
      > > > --- In civilwarwest@yahoogroups.com, "James L. Choron"
      > > > <Lord_Jim@m...> wrote:
      > > > > Harry,
      > > > >
      > > > > Thanks! The most recent thing I could find was "Lion of the
      > > > Confederacy",
      > > > > which is good, if a bit superficial, and it came out back in
      > the
      > > > 70s.
      > > > > There's not much done on Benjamin, and I'm hoping to come up
      > with
      > > > a good
      > > > > biographical article that covers some of the more recent
      > research
      > > > and
      > > > > writing. The man was positively amazing in his accomplishments,
      > > > and has been
      > > > > neglected, both in terms of hard historical material and
      > popular
      > > > material. I
      > > > > write popular material, but try to use the best research
      > available.
      > > > >
      > > > > Thanks again!
      > > > >
      > > > > Jim
      > > > >
      > > > >
      > > > >
      > > > >
      > > > > ----- Original Message -----
      > > > > From: "Harry Smeltzer" <hjs21@c...>
      > > > > To: <civilwarwest@yahoogroups.com>
      > > > > Sent: Tuesday, August 31, 2004 5:11 PM
      > > > > Subject: RE: [civilwarwest] Help me out with some reseach...
      > > > >
      > > > >
      > > > > > Jim,
      > > > > >
      > > > > > While I have not read it, I have a copy of "Judah P.
      > Benjamin:
      > > > The Jewish
      > > > > > Confederate" by Eli N. Evans, ISBN 0-02-909911-0
      > > > > >
      > > > > > Harry
      > > > > >
      > > > > > -----Original Message-----
      > > > > > From: James L. Choron [mailto:Lord_Jim@m...]
      > > > > > Sent: Tuesday, August 31, 2004 7:27 AM
      > > > > > To: civilwarwest@yahoogroups.com
      > > > > > Subject: [civilwarwest] Help me out with some reseach...
      > > > > >
      > > > > > All, Help me out with some research...
      > > > > >
      > > > > > I'm working on an article about Judah P. Benjamin. Has there
      > > > been any
      > > > > decent
      > > > > > work done on him since T. Harry did "Lion of the
      > Confederacy",
      > > > and where
      > > > > > could I get copies of his farewell speech to the U.S.
      > Congress
      > > > and that
      > > > > > speech he made to the Confederate Congress advocating the
      > > > freeing of any
      > > > > > slave who would serve in the Confederate Army? I've drawn
      > blanks
      > > > everwhere
      > > > > > I've looked.
      > > > > >
      > > > > > Jim
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