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Col Marcus M Spiegel
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Birth: Dec. 8, 1829
Wormser Stadtkreis
Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany
Death: May 4, 1864
Avoyelles Parish
Louisiana, USA

Marriage: 07 Aug 1853
Stark County, Ohio, USA

Marcus emigrated with his family from Germany to the United States in 1848, when he was twenty years old.

The 1850 census revealed Marcus was living in New York Ward 11, New York, New York, with his parents Moses and Rachel and his three sisters and brother. They were all born in Germany. His father was a school teacher.

The 1860 census revealed Marcus was a farmer and they were living in Akron,Summit,Ohio with their three oldest children and a sixteen year old Elizabeth Spiegel, probably Marcus's sister.

Nov 13, 1861; Enlisted
Dec 31, 1861; 1st Lieutenant
Jan 15, 1862; 2nd Lieutenant
Oct 2, 1862; Promoted to Lient Colonel from Capt Co C, 67th OVI,
Feb 18, 1863; Promoted to Colonel
May 2.1864; Mortally wounded in a Confederate ambush
May 3, 1864; Died near Snaggy Point, on Red River, La.

Their children:
Hamlin Spiegel (b.1855)
Elizabeth Spiegel (b.1857)
Moses Spiegel (b.1860)
Hattie Spiegel (b.1862)
Clara Spiegel (b.1865)

See also a book written about Marcus, "A Jewish Colonel in the Civil War - Marcus Spiegel of the Ohio Volunteers".
Family links: 
  Moses Spiegel (1802 - 1857)
  Regina Herz Spiegel (1802 - 1870)
  Caroline Frances Hamlin Spiegel (1833 - 1901)
  Hamlin Montefiore Spiegel (1854 - 1935)*
  Elizabeth Theresa Spiegel Barbe (1856 - 1943)*
  Moses Marion Spiegel (1860 - 1884)*
  Hattie Victoria Spiegel Nerney (1862 - 1919)*
  Clara Marcus Spiegel Woolf (1864 - 1894)*
*Calculated relationship
Note: Hebrew Benevolent Society
Jewish Graceland Cemetery
Cook County
Illinois, USA
Maintained by: Karl Hamlin
Originally Created by: Librarian Jessie
Record added: Dec 06, 2009
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Who for the Union fought and bled, though passing on, is never dead.
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