Marcus Spiegel Portrait


As a young man, Marcus Spiegel (1829-64) fought in the Revolution of 1848 in the German states. After immigrating to America, he fought in the U.S. Civil War on the side of the Union. He was promoted to the rank of colonel, and died on May 4, 1864, in a Confederate attack at Snaggy Point, Louisiana

Source and Copyright

Medium Black and White Photograph
Source American Jewish Archives
Copyright Copyrighted
Disclaimer Courtesy of The Jacob Rader Marcus Center of the American Jewish Archives, Cincinnati, Ohio