Finding aid for the Franz Sigel Papers


Title:
Franz Sigel Papers
Repository:
Western Reserve Historical Society
Phone: 216-721-5722
http://www.wrhs.org
Creator:
Sigel, Franz
Dates:
1858-1902
Quantity:
5.60 linear feet (13 containers and 4 bound volumes)
Abstract:
Franz Sigel (1824-1902) was an Army officer and editor. He served as a general in the Union Army during the American Civil War. The collection consists of correspondence, orders, dispatches, reports, notes, memoranda, maps, and other papers dealing almost exclusively with Sigel's activities as a brigadier general and major general from April 1861 to July 1864. Includes unpublished narratives of Sigel's campaigns, a few personal letters, and others involving Sigel's enlistment of volunteers in St. Louis early in 1861.
Identification:
MS 3123
Location:
closed stacks
Language:
The records are in English, German and French