Draft Card (Examples)*

Notice line 12: Are you requesting an exemption and why? They list pacifist denomination and belief against war.

Bennewate, Oscar Ray

Bishop, Howard Henry

Heath, Foster K

Hill, Horace Henry

Maynard, Alfred Henry

*Cards courtesy of Ancestry.com. If you want to find your relatives, go to Ancestry.com

Zion City, Illinois, was founded by John Alexander Dowie as a religious utopia focused on holy living and healing. Among the behaviors proscribed in Zion, were eating pork, drinking alcohol, using medicine, and going to war. Hundreds of Pentecostals had previously worshipped as members of the Christian Catholic Apostolic Church in Zion.

 

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