Union General Franz Sigel ALS + Engraving


Franz Sigel ALS dated May 6th, 1875. In ink ,1 page. Overall very fine with some light folds. Measures 5 X 8. Beautiful ALS and ideal for framing along with the original engraving that goes with it. 


Franz Sigel (November 18, 1824 – August 21, 1902) was a German military officer, revolutionist and immigrant to the United Stateswho was a teacher, newspaperman, politician, and served as a Union major general in the American Civil War. His ability to recruit German-speaking immigrants to the Union armies received the approval of President Abraham Lincoln, but he was strongly disliked by General-in-Chief Henry Halleck.

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