Franz Sigel (November 18, 1824 – August 21, 1902) was a German military officer and immigrant to the United States who was a teacher, newspaperman, politician, and served as a Union major general in the American Civil War.
Benson John Lossing, ed. Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (vol. 8) (New York, NY: Harper and Brothers, 1912)
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