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They That Take the Sword

Story Stats

Rating: 4
Grade Level: 5, 6, 7, 8
Page count: 5

Author

Milton
Meltzer

Appeared in

The Big Book of Peace

Story Summary

A southern farmer who doesn't believe in slavery refuses to fight for the south and he gains the strength to endure persecution by southern soldiers from his membership in the Quaker community.