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A Jewish Colonel in the Civil War by Marcus M Spiegel

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By Marcus M. Spiegel of the Ohio Volunteers


Edited by Jean Powers Soman and Frank L. Byrne


Paperback


353 pg


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.