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North Carolina Friends and the Revolution

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This article examines the antiwar stance and general perspectives on the American Revolution held by the North Carolina Friends (Quakers). All nature of Friends life and culture related to this period is examined including analysis of minutes from Friends monthly, yearly, and council meetings, discussion of the disowning of members who took up arms as well a look at those who joined the Friends during this period, the taxing of Friends members, Friends involvement in the care of war wounded, and Friends' burial traditions.