A Jewish Colonel in the Civil War: Marcus M. Spiegel of the Ohio Volunteers

A Jewish Colonel in the Civil War: Marcus M. Spiegel of the Ohio Volunteers

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Overview

Marcus Spiegel, a German Jewish immigrant, served with the 67th and 120th Ohio Volunteer regiments during the Civil War. He saw action in Virginia, Mississippi, Arkansas, and Louisiana, where he was fatally wounded in May 1864. These letters to Caroline, his wife, reveal the traumatizing experience of a soldier and the constant concern of a husband and father.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780803292321
Publisher: Nebraska Paperback
Publication date: 05/01/1995
Pages: 353
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.90(d)
Lexile: 1350L (what's this?)

About the Author

Jean Powers Soman is a great-great-granddaughter of Marcus Spiegel. Her coeditor, Frank L. Byrne, is a professor of history at Kent State University and the editor of several books, including Haskell of Gettysburg: His Life and Civil War Papers.

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