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Guide to the Franz Sigel Papers
1806-1930 (bulk 1848-1880)
 MS 565

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Collection processed by Corrinne Collett. Finding aid by Christine George.

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on September 23, 2018
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Descriptive Summary

Creator: Sigel, Franz, 1824-1902
Creator: United States. President (1861-1865 : Lincoln)
Title: Franz Sigel papers
Dates [inclusive]: 1806-1930 (bulk 1848-1880)
Abstract: Franz Sigel was a German American general during the American Civil War who was enormously popular with German immigrants. His papers include correspondence, including correspondence from President Abraham Lincoln; military materials, which includes battle orders and maps; and other personal writings and ephemera. Many of the materials in this collection are in German. Portions of this collection relating to the Civil War have been digitized and are available to on-site researchers and to users affiliated with subscribing institutions via EBSCOhost.
Quantity: 3.2 Linear Feet in 8 boxes and 1 oversize tube
Call Phrase: MS 565