Author Archives: Jean Soman

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)

Jean and Bill Soman

Jean and Bill Soman Miami 6-15-69

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In Memory of Colonel Marcus M. Spiegel, a German-Jewish immigrant (1829-1864) Who gave his life to Free the Slaves and Preserve the United States of America

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Abraham Lincoln photograph taken by Samuel G. Alschuler April 25, 1858 Urbana, Illinois

 Abraham Lincoln photograph taken by Samuel G. Alschuler April 25, 1858 Urbana, Illinois The photographer was Samuel G. Alschuler, a German-Jewish immigrant , who came to America in the 1840’s. He  lent Lincoln his velvet collared coat to wear in … Continue reading

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A Jewish Colonel in the Civil War, Marcus M. Spiegel of the Ohio Volunteers: Edited by Jean Powers Soman and Frank L. Byrne (University of Nebraska Press)

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Jean Soman and Family

 

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Jews in the Civil War

Colonel Marcus M. Spiegel, one of the highest ranking Jewish Officers in the Union Army during the American Civil War  

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In Memory of Colonel Marcus M. Spiegel (1829-1864) Who gave his life to Free the Slaves and Preserve the United States of America

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