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Allen B. Christophel Court Martial Proceedings and Biographical Information

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Allen B. Christophel Court Martial Proceedings and Biographical Information, 1918-1992 | Mennonite Church USA Archives

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ID: HM1/319SC

Primary Creator: Christophel, Allen B. (1892-1932)

Extent: 0.1 Linear Feet. More info below.

Arrangement: Flat

Subjects: Christophel, Allen B., 1892-1932, World War, 1914-1918 - Conscientious objectors

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

Transcript of Christophel's court martial proceedings for his refusal to rake and sow grass seed at Camp Zachary Tayler, Ky.  Christophel, a Mennonite conscientious objector, refused to do this work because it "was of a military nature."  He was sentenced to ten years hard labor at Fort Leavenworth.

Also included in this small set of papers are a biographical sketch written by Russell Kraybill (1984) and a collection of memories of Christophel provided by his family, friends, and students.

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Christophel, Allen B., 1892-1932
World War, 1914-1918 - Conscientious objectors

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Repository: Mennonite Church USA Archives

Alternate Extent Statement: 1 folder

Access Restrictions: These materials are open for public research.

Use Restrictions: Researchers are responsible for using in accordance with 17 U.S.C. Copyright not owned by the Mennonite Church USA Archives.

Preferred Citation: Allen B. Christophel Court Martial Proceedings and Biographical Information, 1918-1992.  HM1-319SC.  Mennonite Church USA Archives. Elkhart, Indiana.


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