Marcus M. Spiegel (1829-1864).

Colonel Marcus M. Spiegel, the great great grandfather of Jean Soman was a German- Jewish immigrant who fought and died during the Civil War. He was a true patriot who gave his life to preserve the United States and free the slaves.

He was one of the highest ranking Jewish Officers in the Union Army

Source: Marcus M. Spiegel (1829-1864).

About Jean Soman

Jean Powers Soman, a Writer, is Co-Editor of the book, A Jewish Colonel in the Civil War, Marcus M. Spiegel of the Ohio Volunteers. ( University of Nebraska Press)
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